Exploration into Africa

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Overview

Exploration Into Africa is part of a series describing the history of chosen regions before and after their exploration by Europeans. This book is about exploring the whole story of Africa from the earliest times, through the periods of its great empires, to the time of its exploration by European travelers and right up to the present day. Read about the Ghanaian Empire that was so wealthy the dogs in the king's palace wore collars of solid gold. Read about the massive walls of Great Zimbabwe, the fabulous city that was suddenly abandoned for no apparent reason. And read about the Europeans who came and explored Africa in their quest to solve the mysteries of the 'Dark Continent.'
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Gr 4-6Two attractive and informative series entries. The history, politics, culture, and religions of India and Africa are presented in an accessible and focused manner through the use of double-page topic treatments. Chronologically arranged, the titles discuss the areas from ancient times to the 20th century, including the individuals and empires that influenced their exploration and development. For example, Ganeri includes a discussion of the Greek presence in India; Ibazebo describes the African slave trade and the impact it had on the history of the continent. Beautiful full-color and black-and-white photographs and fine-art reproductions are plentiful in both volumes. Clear and detailed maps document the areas at various periods throughout history. Solid overviews for reports and pleasure reading.Ann M. Burlingame, North Regional Library, Raleigh, NC
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780382247323
  • Publisher: Silver Burdett Press
  • Publication date: 10/1/1994
  • Series: Exploration Into Ser.
  • Pages: 48
  • Age range: 9 years
  • Product dimensions: 8.29 (w) x 11.21 (h) x 0.18 (d)

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