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Oliver, Roland Anthony

Overview
Works: 184 works in 902 publications in 13 languages and 27,427 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Periodicals  Encyclopedias  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Composer, Librettist, ed, Honoree, Lyricist
Classifications: DT20, 960
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Most widely held works about Roland Anthony Oliver
 
Most widely held works by Roland Anthony Oliver
Africa since 1800 by Roland Anthony Oliver( Book )
78 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and held by 3,891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This new edition covers events up to the middle of 2003, and takes account of the fresh perspectives brought about by the end of the Cold War and the new global situation following the events of September 11, 2001. It is also concerned with the demographic trends which are at the heart of so many African problems today, the ravages of diseases such as AIDS and malaria, and the conflicts waged by warlords fighting for control of scarce resources
A short history of Africa by Roland Anthony Oliver( Book )
181 editions published between 1962 and 2002 in 12 languages and held by 3,825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An overall view of African history from the earliest times drawing on archaeology, oral tradition, language and social institutions
Medieval Africa, 1250-1800 by Roland Anthony Oliver( )
9 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A radically revised version of The African Middle Ages 1400-1800, and the companion volume to the authors' well-known Africa since 1800 (now in its fourth edition). It takes African history from about 1250 AD to the period of early European contact from the 15th century onwards. It will be useful for introductory courses in colleges and universities
The Cambridge encyclopedia of Africa ( Book )
11 editions published between 1980 and 1984 in English and held by 1,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comprehensive, illustrated presentation of the entire continent. The entries are arranged in a readable order reflecting history. This is a thoroughly indexed and impressively referenced text/reference book on Africa
The Cambridge history of Africa by J. Desmond Clark( Book )
36 editions published between 1975 and 1985 in English and held by 1,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vol. 6 covers the period 1870-1905, when the European powers (Britain, France, Germany, Portugal and Italy) divided the continent into colonial territories and vied with each other for control over vast tracts of land and valuable mineral resources. Vol. 7 surveys the period between 1905, when most of Africa had been subjected to European rule and the 1940s, when the colonial regimes faced widespread and mounting opposition
The African experience by Roland Anthony Oliver( Book )
25 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 1,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dawn of African history by Roland Anthony Oliver( Book )
46 editions published between 1961 and 1973 in English and Japanese and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
History of East Africa by Roland Anthony Oliver( Book )
32 editions published between 1963 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The African middle ages, 1400-1800 by Roland Anthony Oliver( Book )
10 editions published between 1981 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A textbook of African history, for senior high school students and above, which surveys Africa during this period, region by region, comparing and contrasting the history of different areas
Journal of African history ( )
in English and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
AANWEZIG: vol. 45, no. 1 (2004) // Contains articles and book reviews ranging widely over the Africa past, from the late Stone Age to the 1970s
The middle age of African history by Roland Anthony Oliver( Book )
22 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Africa in the days of exploration by Roland Anthony Oliver( Book )
13 editions published between 1956 and 1982 in English and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Africa in the Iron Age, c500 B.C. to A.D. 1400 by Roland Anthony Oliver( Book )
8 editions published between 1975 and 1999 in English and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This text is an introduction to African history c. 500 B.C. to A.D. 1400. The authors are not so much concerned with a particular technological revolution as the enormous changes - political, social and economic - that took place during the period all over the African continent
Papers in African prehistory by J. D Fage( Book )
5 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The missionary factor in East Africa by Roland Anthony Oliver( Book )
34 editions published between 1942 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The African experience : from Olduvai Gorge to the 21st century by Roland Anthony Oliver( Book )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This work covers the entire span of human history across the African continent, from the earliest emergence of hominids in eastern and southern Africa up to the end of the 20th century. The book is arranged thematically, beginning with the human colonization of the different regions of Africa, the origins of food production, and the formation of African languages
Sir Harry Johnston & the scramble for Africa by Roland Anthony Oliver( Book )
26 editions published between 1957 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Cambridge history of Africa by Roland Anthony Oliver( Book )
16 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This comprehensive history of Africa contains chapters written by experts in their field. It covers the whole period from early history right up to the 20th century in eight volumes
The Cambridge history of Africa by Roland Anthony Oliver( )
19 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This comprehensive history of Africa contains chapters written by experts in their field. It covers the whole period from early history right up to the 20th century in eight volumes
L'Afrique depuis 1800 by Roland Anthony Oliver( Book )
12 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in French and English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Oliver, R.
Oliver, R. 1923-
Oliver, R. A.
Oliver, R. (Roland)
Oliver, Roland
Oliver, Roland 1923-
Oliver, Roland Anthony
أوليفر، رونالد، 1923-
رولاند أوليفر، 1923-
オリヴァー, ローランド
Languages
English (549)
French (12)
Italian (11)
Swedish (7)
German (5)
Japanese (4)
Spanish (3)
Chinese (2)
Portuguese (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Dutch (2)
Arabic (1)
Finnish (1)
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