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Introduction to African civilizations /
John G. Jackson ; introduction and additional bibliographical notes by John Henrik Clarke ; foreword by Runoko Rashidi.
imprint
New York : Citadel Press, 2001, c1970.
description
viii, 384 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 21 cm.
ISBN
0806521899
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imprint
New York : Citadel Press, 2001, c1970.
isbn
0806521899
catalogue key
5154316
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
John G. Jackson was a highly respected historian and author with many books to his credit
Summaries
Unpaid Annotation
This work challenges all the standard approaches to the saga of African history, from the dawn of prehistory to the modern resurgent Africa of today.
Table of Contents
Forewordp. vi
Introductionp. 3
Africa and the Origin of Manp. 37
Ethiopia and the Origin of Civilizationp. 60
Egypt and the Evolution of Civilizationp. 93
Africa and the Civilizing of Europe: The Empire of the Moorsp. 157
The Golden Age of West Africap. 196
Africa and the Discovery of Americap. 232
Mariners and Merchants of the Eastern Coastp. 264
Zimbabwe, Monomotapa, and Other Kingdoms of the Interiorp. 283
The Destruction of African Culturep. 296
Africa Resurgentp. 319
Bibliographyp. 351
New Bibliographical Approach to African Historyp. 366
Indexp. 376
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