History of Africa / Edition 2

History of Africa / Edition 2

by Kevin Shillington
     
 

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.  See more details below

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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

Preface
Ch. 1Early prehistory of Africa1
Ch. 2Later prehistory: the development and spread of farming and pastoralism14
Ch. 3The impact of iron in northeast and west Africa36
Ch. 4The Early Iron Age and Bantu migrations49
Ch. 5North and northeastern Africa to 1000 AD62
Ch. 6Trans-Saharan trade and the kingdom of Ancient Ghana78
Ch. 7Islam and the Sudanic states of west Africa90
Ch. 8Eastern Africa to the sixteenth century107
Ch. 9Trading states of the east African coast to the sixteenth century122
Ch. 10Later Iron Age states and societies of central and southern Africa to 1600 AD138
Ch. 11North and northeast Africa to the eighteenth century157
Ch. 12The Atlantic slave trade, sixteen to eighteenth century170
Ch. 13West African states and societies to the eighteenth century181
Ch. 14Central and eastern Africa to the eighteenth century197
Ch. 15Southern Africa to the eighteenth century212
Ch. 16West Africa in the nineteenth century and the ending of the slave trade226
Ch. 17Central and east Africa in the nineteenth century242
Ch. 18Pre-industrial southern Africa in the nineteenth century258
Ch. 19North and northeast Africa in the nineteenth century275
Ch. 20Prelude to empire in Tropical Africa289
Ch. 21The European 'Scramble', colonial conquest and African resistance in east, north-central and west Africa302
Ch. 22Industrialisation, colonial conquest and African resistance in south-central and southern Africa318
Ch. 23Consolidation of empire: the early period of colonial rule333
Ch. 24Africa between the wars: the high tide of colonial rule348
Ch. 25The Second World War and Africa364
Ch. 26The winning of independence (1)374
Ch. 27The winning of independence (2)391
Ch. 28Africa since independence (1)408
Ch. 29Africa since independence (2)422
Suggestions for further reading434
Index441

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