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Encyclopedia of African history

Author: Kevin Shillington
Publisher: New York : Fitzroy Dearborn, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covering the entire continent from Morocco, Libya, and Egypt in the north to the Cape of Good Hope in the south, and the surrounding islands from Cape Verde in the west to Madagascar, Mauritius, and Seychelles in the east, this A-Z reference examines the history of the entire African continent. With entries ranging from the earliest evolution of human beings in Africa to the beginning of the twenty-first century,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Encyclopedia of African history.
New York : Fitzroy Dearborn, 2005
(OCoLC)765775945
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Shillington
ISBN: 1579582451 9781579582456 1579584535 9781579584535 1579584543 9781579584542 1579584551 9781579584559
OCLC Number: 56033052
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: v. 1. A-G --
v. 2. H-O --
v. 3. P-Z, index.
Responsibility: Kevin Shillington, editor.
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Covering a wide range of topics in African history, this reference covers the whole continent of Africa from earliest times to the present. Entries cover social, economic, linguistic, anthropological  Read more...

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"Simply put, this is an essential reference resource for students of African history... Highly recommended for both academic and public libraries." -- Library Journal

 
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