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"Proverbium" -- Yearbook of International Proverb Scholarship. Volume 16: 1999. 517 pages. Editor: Wolfgang Mieder. Published by the University of Vermont, USA. This volume contains the following articles and book reviews on African Proverbs:
  • "Sources of Idoma Proverbs: A Guide to Paremiographers" by Idris O.O. Amali (Idoma Ethnic Group, Nigeria).
  • Book Review of "Towards An African Narrative Theology" by Joseph G. Healey, M.M. and Donald F. Sybertz, M.M. and "The Wisdom and Philosophy of the Gikuyu Proverbs: The Kihooto Worldview" by Gerald J. Wanjohi
  • Book Review of "Sprichworter aus Uganda im europaischen Vergleich" by Manuel John Kamugisha Muranga.
  • Book Review of "Proverbs of Africa. Human Nature in the Nigerian Oral Tradition: An Explanation and Analysis of 2,600 Proverbs from 64 Peoples" by Ryszard Pachocinski.

If you want to order this 1999 volume and/or subscribe to "Proverbium" the cost is $25 for individual subscribers and $30 for libraries for the annual volume. Checks drawn in USA dollars from a bank with a United States affiliation identified on the check should be sent to:

Janet Sobieski
Managing Editor -- "Proverbium"
Dept. of German and Russian
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT 05405-0160, USA

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