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History of Africa /
Kevin Shillington.
edition
Rev. ed.
imprint
London : Macmillan, 1995.
description
v, 447 p.
ISBN
0333599578 (pbk) :
format(s)
Book
Holdings
Subjects
geographic term
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imprint
London : Macmillan, 1995.
isbn
0333599578 (pbk) :
catalogue key
1650164
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"A work with many virtues...stylistic lucidity, profusion of clear maps and excellent illustrations."--International Journal of African Historical Studies
"A work with many virtues...stylistic lucidity, profusion of clear maps and excellent illustrations."-- International Journal of African Historical Studies
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Summaries
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Now fully revised and updated, this classic text offers an illustrated and critical narrative introduction to the history of Africa from earliest times to the present. Beginning with the evolution of mankind itself, the book traces the history of Africa through the millennia of the ancient world to the centuries of medieval and modern Africa. The clear and simple language and the wealth of carefully chosen maps and photos combine to make an essential and accessible text.
Table of Contents
Early Prehistory of Africa
Later Prehistory
The Impact of Iron in Northeast and West Africa
The Early Iron Age and Bantu Migrations
North and Northeastern Africa to 1000 AD
Trans-Saharan Trade and the Kingdom of Ancient Ghana
Islam and the Sudanic States of West Africa
Eastern Africa to the 16th Century
Trading States of the East African Coast to the 16th Century
Later Iron Age States and Societies of Central and Southern Africa to 1600 AD
North and Northeastern Africa to the 18th Century
The Atlantic Slave Trade, 16th-18th Century
West African States and Societies to the 18th Century
Central and Eastern Africa to the 18th Century
Southern Africa to the 18th Century
West Africa in the 19th Century and the Ending of the Slave Trade
Central and East Africa in the 19th Century
Pre-Industrial Southern Africa in the 19th Century
North and Northeast Africa in the 19th Century
Prelude to Empire in Tropical Africa
The European "Scramble," Colonial Conquest and African Resistance in East, North-Central and West Africa
Industrialization, Colonial Conquest and African Resistance in South-Central and Southern Africa
Consolidation of Empire
Africa between the Wars
The Second World War and Africa
The Winning of Independence (1)
The Winning of Independence (2)
Africa since Independence (1)
Africa since Independence (2)
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