A History of Sub-Saharan Africa

A History of Sub-Saharan Africa

by Robert O. Collins, James M. Burns

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ISBN-13: 9781107461406
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/25/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 38 MB
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About the Author

Robert O. Collins (1933�008) began his career in Africa in 1956 when he travelled to the newly independent nation of Sudan. He earned graduate degrees from Oxford and Columbia Universities. He taught African history at the University of California, Santa Barbara for forty years. He is the author of over twenty books on African history.

Table of Contents

1. The historical geography of Africa; 2. Kingdoms on the Nile; 3. The peoples of sub-Saharan Africa: society, culture, language; 4. Crops, cows, and iron; 5. Northeast Africa in the age of Aksum; 6. Empires of the plains; 7. East Africa and the Indian Ocean world; 8. The Lake Plateau of East Africa; 9. Societies and states of the West African forest; 10. Kingdoms and trade in Central Africa; 11. The peoples and states of southern Africa; 12. Africa in world history; 13. Diseases and crops: old and new; 14. Slavery in Africa; 15. The Atlantic slave trade; 16. The Asian slave trade; 17. Imperial Africa; 18. The European conquest of Africa; 19. Southern Africa, 1486–1910; 20. European colonial rule in Africa; 21. The colonial legacy; 22. Independent Africa; 23. The Union of South Africa and the apartheid state; 24. A decade of hope; 25. Cold War Africa; 26. Africa at the beginning of the twenty-first century.

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