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General history of Africa.

Author: Unesco. International Scientific Committee for the Drafting of a General History of Africa.
Publisher: London : Heinemann Educational Books ; Berkeley : University of California Press, [1981-1993]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Abridged editionView all editions and formats
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SPECIAL COMMENDATION in Africa's 100 Best Books of the Twentieth Century. The series is illustrated throughout with maps and black and white photographs.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Unesco. International Scientific Committee for the Drafting of a General History of Africa.
ISBN: 085255091X 9780852550915 0852550928 9780852550922 0852550936 9780852550939 0852550944 9780852550946 0852550952 9780852550953 0852550960 9780852550960 0852550979 9780852550977 0852550987 9780852550984 1869283821 9781869283827
OCLC Number: 55895286
Notes: At head of title: UNESCO International Scientific Committee for the Drafting of a General History of Africa.
Description: 8 volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm + educator's guide
Contents: v. 1. Methodology and African prehistory / editor, J. Ki-Zerbo --
v. 2. Ancient civilizations of Africa / editor, G. Mokhtar --
v. 3. Africa from the seventh to the eleventh century / editor, I. Hrbek --
v. 4. Africa from the twelfth to the sixteenth century / editors, J. Ki-Zerbo, D.T. Niane --
v. 5. Africa from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century / editor, B.A. Ogot --
v. 6. Africa in the nineteenth century until the 1880s / editor, J.F. Ade Ajayi --
v. 7. Africa under colonial domination, 1880-1935 / editor, A. Adu Boahen --
v. 8. Africa since 1935 / editor, Ali A. Mazrui --
Educator's guide / editors, J. Bam & C. Dyer.

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Reviews of the Series: ... a real contribution to scholarship. - Roland Oliver in the TLS The General History of Africa was launched in 1970, when an International Scientific Committee of 39 scholars Read more...

 
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