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A History of Africa.

Author: John Fage; with William Tordoff
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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A History of Africa is a thorough narrative history of the continent from its beginnings to the twenty-first century. Long established at the forefront of African Studies, this book addresses the events of the 1990s and beyond. The issues discussed include:post-apartheid South Africa the prospects for democratization in Africa at the beginning of the new millenniumdevelopments in Muslim North Africa including the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Fage, John.
A History of Africa.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Fage; with William Tordoff
ISBN: 9781317797272 1317797272
OCLC Number: 862049583
Description: 1 online resource (1063 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of illustrations and maps; Author's note; Note to the second edition; Note to the third edition; Part 1 The internal development of African society; 1 The origins of African society; 2 Africa and the ancient civilizations of the Near East and the Mediterranean; 3 The development of states and trade in the Sudan; 4 The development of states and trade in Guinea; 5 States and trade in North-East and Bantu Africa; Part 2 The impact of Islam; 6 The rise of Islam and the Arab empire in North Africa; 7 The Muslim states and empires of North Africa. 8 The advance of Islam in West AfricaPart 3 Africa in the age of European expansion; 9 The beginnings of European enterprise in Africa; 10 The first stage of the impact of world trade on tropical Africa: the export slave trade; 11 West Africa during the slave trade era; 12 Bantu Africa, c. 1600 to c. 1870; 13 The expansion of European power during the nineteenth century, 1: general considerations; West Africa; 14 The expansion of European power during the nineteenth century, 2: South, East and North Africa; Part 4 Africa in the modern world. 15 The colonial period, 1: policies in general and colonies of exploitation in particular16 The colonial period, 2: colonies of settlement; 17 Independence resumed; 18 Independent Africa, 1: to 1989; 19 Independent Africa, 2: from 1990; Select bibliography; Index.

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A History of Africa is a thorough narrative history of the continent from its beginnings to the twenty-first century. Long established at the forefront of African Studies, this book addresses the events of the 1990s and beyond. The issues discussed include:post-apartheid South Africa the prospects for democratization in Africa at the beginning of the new millenniumdevelopments in Muslim North Africa including the threat of Islamic fundamentalismeconomic and social developments including the devastating impact of Third World debt and the.

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