Encyclopedia of African History 3-Volume Set / Edition 1

Encyclopedia of African History 3-Volume Set / Edition 1

by Kevin Shillington
     
 

Covering the entire continent from Morocco, Libya, and Egypt in the north to the Cape of Good Hope in the south, and the surrounding islands from Cape Verde in the west to Madagascar, Mauritius, and Seychelles in the east, the Encyclopedia of African History is a new A-Z reference resource on the history of the entire African continent. With entries ranging

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Overview

Covering the entire continent from Morocco, Libya, and Egypt in the north to the Cape of Good Hope in the south, and the surrounding islands from Cape Verde in the west to Madagascar, Mauritius, and Seychelles in the east, the Encyclopedia of African History is a new A-Z reference resource on the history of the entire African continent. With entries ranging from the earliest evolution of human beings in Africa to the beginning of the twenty-first century, this comprehensive three volume Encyclopedia is the first reference of this scale and scope. Also includes 99 maps.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781579582456
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/01/2004
Edition description:
3 Volume Set
Pages:
1912
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.30(h) x 4.60(d)

Table of Contents

Selected Contents: Abidjan; Bamako; Cairo; Du Bois, W.E.B. (1868-1963) and Pan-Africanism; Early Herding and farming in the Sahara and Nile Valley; Freetown; Ghana, Kingdom of: Historiography of Origins; Human rights in postcolonial Africa; Iron Age (Early) and Development of farming in Eastern Africa; Journalism, radio and film as propaganda; Kenya: Independence to the Present: Economic development, politics and poverty; Language Classification, History of African; Mogadishu; Nubia:Nobadia, Makurra and 'Alwa; Oil; Portugal: Exploration and Trade in the Fifteenth Century; Refugees; Slavery and colonial rule in Africa; Transport infrastructure and usage; Uganda: Education, History of; Vandals and North Africa (429-533); World War II and North Africa; Yaounde; Zanzibar: Revolution and Tanzania

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