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The history of Africa : the quest for eternal harmony

Author: Molefi K Asante
Publisher: New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015.
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Asante, Molefi K., 1942-
History of Africa : the quest for eternal harmony.
New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Molefi K Asante
ISBN: 9780415844550 041584455X 9780415844543 0415844541
OCLC Number: 907661543
Description: xvi, 399 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: PrefaceNote on the Second EditionIntroductionPART ONE: THE TIME OF THE AWAKENINGChapter 1 Africa and the Origin of HumanityPART TWO: THE AGE OF LITERACYChapter 2 Africa and the Beginning of CivilizationChapter 3: The Rise of Kemet/ EgyptChapter 4: The Elements of Early African CivilizationChapter 5: Governance and the Political Stability of KemetPART THREE: THE MOMENT OF REALIZATIONChapter 6: The Emergence of the Great River KingdomsPART FOUR: THE AGE OF CONSTRUCTIONChapter 7: The Spread of Classical Empires and KingdomsChapter 8: The Sudanic Empires: Historians and Their NarrativesChapter 9: Generators of Traditional and Contemporary AfricaChapter 10: Societies of Secrets: Farmers and MetallurgistsPART FIVE: THE TIME OF THE CHAOSChapter 11: Arab and European Missionaries, Merchants and MercenariesChapter 12: Resisting European and Arab Slave TradersPART SIX: THE AGE OF RECONSTRUCTIONChapter 13: Africa Regains Consciousness in a Pan African ExplosionPART SEVEN: THE TIME FOR CONSOLIDATIONChapter 14: Africa Consolidates IndependenceChapter 15: Toward a United States of Africa without CompromiseAppendices1: Chronology of African History2: African Union Resolution on South Sudan3: Some African Ethnic Groups4: Major Linguistic ComplexesBibliographyIndex
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