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A history of Sub-Saharan Africa

Author: Robert O Collins; James McDonald Burns
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The second edition of A History of Sub-Saharan Africa continues to provide an accessible introduction to the continent's history for students and general readers.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert O Collins; James McDonald Burns
ISBN: 9781107037809 1107037808 9781107628519 1107628512
OCLC Number: 841558920
Description: ix, 405 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: The historical geography of Africa --
Kingdoms of the Nile --
The peoples of Sub-Saharan Africa --
Cows, crops, and iron --
Northeast Africa in the age of Aksum --
Empires of the plains --
East Africa and the Indian Ocean world --
The Lake Plateau of East Africa --
Societies and states of the West African forest --
Kingdoms and trade in central africa --
The peoples and states of southern Africa --
The arrival of Europeans in Sub-Saharan Africa --
Diseases and crops: old and new --
Slavery in Africa --
The Atlantic slave trade --
The Asian slave trade --
Upsetting the equilibrium --
The European conquest of Africa --
Southern Africa, 1486-1910 --
European colonial rule in Africa --
The colonial legacy --
Nationalism and independence of colonial Africa --
The Union of South Africa and the apartheid state --
A decade of hope --
Cold war Africa --
Africa at the beginning of the 21st century.
Responsibility: Robert O. Collins, James M. Burns.

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