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Africa

Author: Francis Wiafe-Amoako
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Stryker-Post Publications, [2019] ©2019.
Series: World today series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 54th editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
The World Today Series: Africa provides students with vital information on all countries on the African continent through a thorough and expert overview of political and economic histories, current events, and emerging trends. Each country is examined through the following sections: Basic Facts; Land and People; The Past: Political and Economic History; The Present: Contemporary Issues; and The Future. In addition  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Wiafe-Amoako
ISBN: 9781475852455 1475852452
OCLC Number: 1121060839
Description: xx, 367 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Contents: HISTORICAL BACKGROUND (PRE-COLONIAL PERIOD) --
Prehistoric Africa --
Early Civilization of the Nile Valley and Mediterranean Sea --
The Kingdo of Ethiopia --
The Spread of Islam --
Arabs and Traders in East Africa --
The Empires and Peoples of West Africa --
Peoples of Central and Southern Africa --
European Discovery and Exploration --
Early Ethiopian-European Contact --
The Arabs and Ottoman Turks in North Africa --
European Settlers in South Africa --
THE COLONIAL PERIOD --
The Portuguese (about 1550) --
The British (about 1660) --
The French (about 1830) --
The Americans (about 1835, see Liberia) --
King Leopold II and the Belgians (1885) --
The Spanish (1885) --
The Germans (1885) --
The South Africans (1919) --
The Italians (1927) --
NORTH AFRICA --
Algeria --
Egypt --
Libya --
Morocco --
Tunisia --
WEST AFRICA --
Benin --
Burkina Faso --
Cape Verde --
Cote d'Ivoire --
Gambia --
Ghana --
Guinea --
Guinea-Bissau --
Liberia --
Mali --Mauritania --
Niger --
Nigeria --
Senegal --
Sierra leone --
Togo --
CENTRAL AFRICA --
Burundi --
Cameroon --
Central African Republic --
Chad --
Congo --
Democratic Republic of the Congo --
Equatorial Guinea --
Gabon --
Rwanda --
Sao Tome and Principe --
EAST AFRICA --
Djibouti --
Eritrea --
Ethiopia --
Kenya --
Somalia --
The Republic of South Sudan --
The Republic of the Sudan --
Tanzania --
Uganda --
INDIAN OCEAN ISLAND NATIONS --
Comoros --
Madagascar --
Mauritius --
Seychelles --
SOUTHERN AFRICA --
Angola --
Botswana --
Lesotho --
Malawi --
Mozambique --
Namibia --
South Africa --
Swaziland --
Zambia --
Zimbabwe --
WEBSITES AND SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF KEY ENGLISH LANGUAGE SOURCES --
INDEX.
Series Title: World today series.
Other Titles: Africa 2019-2020
Responsibility: Francis Wiafe-Amoako.

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Africa 2019-2020 provides students with vital information on all countries on the African continent through a thorough and expert overview of political and economic histories, current events, and  Read more...

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