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Africa in the nineteenth century until the 1880s

Author: Jacob Festus Ade Ade-Ajayi; Unesco. International Scientific Committee for the Drafting of a General History of Africa
Publisher: London [u.a.] Currey [u.a.] 1998
Series: General history of Africa, / UNESCO, International Scientific Committee for the Drafting of a General History of Africa ; Vol. 6; General history of Africa / UNESCO, International Scientific Committee for the Drafting of a General History of Africa, vol. 6
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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Festus Ade Ade-Ajayi; Unesco. International Scientific Committee for the Drafting of a General History of Africa
ISBN: 0520067010 9780520067011 0852550960 9231024981 9789231024986 9780852550960
OCLC Number: 247591038
Description: XXIII, 356 S. Ill., Kt
Contents: Africa at the beginning of the 19th century, J.F. Ajayi; Africa and the world economy, I. Wallerstein; new trends and processes in Africa, A.A. Boahen; the abolition of the slave trade, S. Daget; the Mfecane and the rise of the new African states, I.D. Ngcongco; the impact of the Mfecane on the Cape Colony, E.K. Mashingaidze; the British, Boers and Africans in South Africa, 1850-1880, N. Bhebe; the countries of the Zambesi basin, A.F. Isaacman; the East African coast and hinterland, 1845-1880, I.N. Kimambo; peoples and states of the Great Lakes region, D.W. Cohen; the Congo Basin and Angola, J.L. Vellut; the renaissance of Egypt, 1805-81, A. Abdel-Malek; the Sudan in the 19th century, H.A. Ibrahim and B.A. Ogot; Ethiopia and Somalia, R. Pankhurst and L.V. Cassanelli; Madagascar, 1800-80, P.M. Mutibwa and F.V. Esoavelo-Mandrosa; new trends in the Maghrib - Algeria, Tunisia and Libya, M.H. Cherif; Morocco, A. Laroui; new patterns of European intervention in the Maghrib, N. Ivanov; the Sahara, S. Baier; the 19th-century Islamic revolutions in West Africa, A. Batran; the Sokoto caliphate and Borno, M. Last; Massina and the Torodbe (Tukuloor) empire until 1878, M. Ly-Tall; states and peoples of Senegambia and Upper Guinea, Y. Person; states and peoples of the Niger Bend and the Volta, K. Arhin and J. Ki-Zerbo; Dahomey, Yorubaland, Borgu and Benin in the 19th century, A.I. Asiwaju; the Niger delta and the Cameroon region, E.J. Alagao, L.Z. Elango and M. Metegue N'Nah; the African diaspora, F.W. Knight, Y. Talib and P.D. Curtin; conclusion - Africa on the eve of European conquest.
Series Title: General history of Africa, / UNESCO, International Scientific Committee for the Drafting of a General History of Africa ; Vol. 6; General history of Africa / UNESCO, International Scientific Committee for the Drafting of a General History of Africa, vol. 6
Responsibility: ed., J.F. Ade Ajayi

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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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