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

Early Prehistory of Africa

Later Prehistory: Farming and Pastoralism in Tropical Africa and Ancient Egypt

The Impact of Iron in North and West Africa

The Early Iron Age in Central, Eastern and Southern Africa

North and North-Eastern Africa to 1000 CE

Trans-Saharan Trade and the Kingdom of Ancient Ghana

Islam and the Sudanic States of West Africa

Eastern Africa to the Sixteenth Century

Trading Towns of the East African Coast to the Sixteenth Century

Later Iron Age States and Societies of Central and Southern Africa to 1600

North and North-East Africa to the Eighteenth Century

The Atlantic Slave Trade, Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries

West African States and Societies, to the Eighteenth Century

Central and Eastern Africa to the Eighteenth Century

Southern Africa to the Eighteenth Century

West Africa in the Nineteenth Century and the Ending of the Slave Trade

Central and East Africa in the Nineteenth Century

Pre-Industrial Southern Africa in the Nineteenth Century

North and North-East Africa in the Nineteenth Century

Prelude to Empire in Tropical Africa

The European 'Scramble', Colonial Conquest and African Resistance in East, North-Central and West Africa

Industrialisation, Colonial Conquest and African Resistance in South-Central and Southern Africa

Consolidation of Empire: the Early Period of Colonial Rule

Africa Between the Wars: the High Tide of Colonial Rule

The Second World War and Africa

The Winning of Independence (1)

The Winning of Independence (2)

The Winning of Independence (3)

Africa since Independence (1)

Africa since Independence (2)

Contemporary Africa (1)

Contemporary Africa (2)

Suggestions for Further Reading

Index

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