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History of Africa / Edition 2
     

History of Africa / Edition 2

by Kevin Shillington
 

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ISBN-10: 0333599578

ISBN-13: 9780333599570

Pub. Date: 10/14/2005

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

In a single volume, History Of Africa offers an illustrated and critical narrative introduction to the history of the continent from earliest times to the present day.

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In a single volume, History Of Africa offers an illustrated and critical narrative introduction to the history of the continent from earliest times to the present day.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333599570
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
10/14/2005
Edition description:
Revised and Updated
Pages:
450
Product dimensions:
7.39(w) x 9.85(h) x 0.99(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
List of Map
List of Illustrations
Preface
Introduction

  1. Early Prehistory of Africa
  2. Later Prehistory: Farming and Pastoralism in Tropical Africa and Ancient Egypt
  3. The Impact of Iron in North and West Africa
  4. The Early Iron Age in Central, Eastern and Southern Africa
  5. North and North-Eastern Africa to 1000 CE
  6. Trans-Saharan Trade and the Kingdom of Ancient Ghana
  7. Islam and the Sudanic States of West Africa
  8. Eastern Africa to the Sixteenth Century
  9. Trading Towns of the East African Coast to the Sixteenth Century
  10. Later Iron Age States and Societies of Central and Southern Africa to 1600
  11. North and North-East Africa to the Eighteenth Century
  12. The Atlantic Slave Trade, Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries
  13. West African States and Societies, to the Eighteenth Century
  14. Central and Eastern Africa to the Eighteenth Century
  15. Southern Africa to the Eighteenth Century
  16. West Africa in the Nineteenth Century and the Ending of the Slave Trade
  17. Central and East Africa in the Nineteenth Century
  18. Pre-Industrial Southern Africa in the Nineteenth Century
  19. North and North-East Africa in the Nineteenth Century
  20. Prelude to Empire in Tropical Africa
  21. The European 'Scramble', Colonial Conquest and African
  22. Resistance in East, North-Central and West Africa
  23. Industrialisation, Colonial Conquest and African Resistance in South-Central and Southern Africa
  24. Consolidation of Empire: the Early Period of Colonial Rule
  25. Africa Between the Wars: the High Tide of Colonial Rule
  26. The Second World War and Africa
  27. The Winning of Independence (1)
  28. The Winning of Independence (2)
  29. The Winning of Independence (3)
  30. Africa since Independence (1)
  31. Africa since Independence (2)
  32. Contemporary Africa (1)
  33. Contemporary Africa (2)

Suggestions for Further Reading
Index

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