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The civilizations of Africa : a history to 1800

Author: Christopher Ehret
Publisher: Oxford Currey 2002
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A linguistic and archaeological analysis of Africa's past.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Ehret
ISBN: 0852554753 9780852554753 0852554761 9780852554760
OCLC Number: 248360479
Notes: Enth. Bibliogr. und Index
Description: XII, 480 Seiten Illustrationen, Karten 24 cm
Contents: Introducing Africa and its history; Africa before the agricultural age, 16,000-9000 BCE; culture and technology in Africa, 9000-3500 BCE; diverging paths of history - Africa 3500-1000 BCE; an age of commerce, an age of iron - Africa 1000 BCE-300 CE; southern, central and eastern Africa - the middle centuries 300-1450; northeastern, west and north Africa - the middle centuries 300-1450; the early Atlantic age, 1450-1640; Africa in the era of the Atlantic slave trade 1640-1800.
Responsibility: Christopher Ehret

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The text would certainly be the anchor text for an introductory class in African history, or for the segment on Africa in a world history class. ... The introduction to the text is exciting, Read more...

 
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