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Koslow, Philip

Overview
Works: 26 works in 64 publications in 2 languages and 7,061 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E185.96, B
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Most widely held works by Philip Koslow
Biographical dictionary of African Americans by Rachel Kranz( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents biographical profiles of more than 230 influential and important African Americans
The Seminole Indians by Philip Koslow( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history, culture, and future prospects of the Seminole Indians
Centuries of greatness : the West African kingdoms, 750-1900 by Philip Koslow( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlines the history of the kingdoms of West Africa from the 8th through the 19th centuries
John Hancock : a signature life by Philip Koslow( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life of the colonial statesman, merchant, and patriot who became prominent during the American Revolution
El Cid by Philip Koslow( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and adventures of the eleventh century military leader who became one of Spain's national heroes
Walter Payton by Philip Koslow( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the NFL's all-time leading rusher
Ancient Ghana : the land of gold by Philip Koslow( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first great kingdom of West Africa, Ghana played a commanding role in the world by exercising a monopoly over the gold trade
Mali : crossroads of Africa by Philip Koslow( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the West African country of Mali, from its establishment in 1240 to the present day
Yorubaland : the flowering of genius by Philip Koslow( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief history of the kingdom of the Yoruba people of Africa
Dogs by Philip Koslow( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes, in brief text and illustrations, the physical characteristics and habits of various types of dogs
Songhay : the empire builders by Philip Koslow( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The former Songhay empire (10th century to ca. 1591) once covered what is now Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Mauretania and the Upper Volta
Asante : the Gold Coast by Philip Koslow( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on the history and people of the Kingdom of Asante
Dahomey : the warrior kings by Philip Koslow( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history of Dahomey from its beginnings around 1300 through modern times, looking at the legends, rulers, warriors, art, and religion of the West African kingdom--now known as Benin
Benin : lords of the river by Philip Koslow( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief history of the kingdom of the Bini
The Securities and Exchange Commission by Philip Koslow( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the history of the SEC with descriptions of structure, current function, and influence on United States society
Kanem-Borno : 1,000 years of splendor by Philip Koslow( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the history of the Kanem-Borno empire that began in the 9th century and flourished in the region of Lake Chad in West Africa
Building a new world : Africans in America, 1500-1900 by Philip Koslow( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the ways in which slaves from Africa influenced various aspects of life in the New World, including gold mining, cultivation of sugar and rice, herding livestock, and ironworking
Hausaland : the fortress kingdoms by Philip Koslow( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the history of the Hausa people of West Africa
Senegambia : land of the lion by Philip Koslow( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lords of the savanna : the Bambara, Fulani, Igbo, Mossi, and Nupe by Philip Koslow( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An historical survey of five peoples of precolonial West Africa each of which made lasting contributions to art, politics, religion, and other areas
 
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Biographical dictionary of African Americans
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Koslow, Philip

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The Seminole IndiansCenturies of greatness : the West African kingdoms, 750-1900John Hancock : a signature lifeEl CidWalter PaytonAncient Ghana : the land of goldMali : crossroads of AfricaYorubaland : the flowering of genius