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Africa from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century

Author: Bethwell A Ogot; Unesco. International Scientific Committee for the Drafting of a General History of Africa.
Publisher: Oxford [England] : J. Currey ; Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, 1999.
Series: General history of Africa, 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Abridged edView 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: Bethwell A Ogot; Unesco. International Scientific Committee for the Drafting of a General History of Africa.
ISBN: 0852550952 9780852550953 0520067002 9780520067004 9231024973 9789231024979
OCLC Number: 40928161
Notes: At head of title: International Scientific Committee for the Drafting of a General History of Africa (UNESCO).
Description: xviii, 491 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: The struggle for international trade and its implications for Africa, M. Malowist; African political, economic and social structures, P. Diagne; population movements and emergence of new socio-political forms, J. Vansina; Africa in world history - the export slacve trade and the emergence of the Atlantic economic order, J.E. Inikori; the African diaspora in the old and new worlds, J.E. Harris; the Ottoman conquest of Egypt, R. Vesely; the Sudan, 1500-1800, Y.F. Hasan and B.A. Ogot,; Morocco, M. El Fasi; Algeria, Tunisia and Libya - the Ottomans and their heirs, M.H. Cherif; Senegambia from the 16th-18th century - the Wolof, Sereer and "Tukuloor", B. Barry; the end of the Songhay empire, M. Abitbol; from the Niger to the Volta, M. Izard and J. Ki-Zerbo; states and cultures of the Upper Guinean coast, C. Wondji; states and cultures of the Lower Guinean coast, A.A. Boahen; Fon and Yoruba - the Niger delta and the Cameroon, E.J. Alagao; the Hausa states, D. Laya; Kanem-Borno - its relations with the Meditteranean Sea, Bagirmi and other states in the Chad basin, B.M. Barkindo; from the Cameroon grasslands to the Upper Nile, E.M. M'Bokolo; the Kongo kingdom and its neighbours, J. Vansina and T. Obenga; the political system of the Luba and Lunda, Ndaywel al Nziem; the northern Zambesi-Lake Malawi region, K.M. Phiri, O.J.M. Kalinga and H.H.K. Bhila; Southern Zambezia, H.H.K. Bhila; Southern Africa, D. Denoon; the Horn of Africa, E. Haberland; East Africa - the coast, A.I. Salim; the Great Lakes region, 1500-1800, J.B. Webster, B.A. Ogot and J.P. Chretien; the interior of East Africa - the peoples of Kenya and Tanzania, 1500-1800. W.R. Ochieng; Madagascar and the islands of the Indian Ocean, R.K. Kent; the historical development of African societies, 1500-1800.
Series Title: General history of Africa, 5.
Responsibility: editor: B.A. Ogot.

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