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History of Africa

Author: Kevin Shillington
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Shillington
ISBN: 9781137003331 1137003332
OCLC Number: 991529115
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Acknowledgements; List of Maps; List of Illustrations; Preface; Introduction; Early Prehistory of Africa; Later Prehistory: Farming and Pastoralism in Tropical Africa and Ancient Egypt; The Impact of Iron in North and West Africa; The Early Iron Age in Central, Eastern and Southern Africa; North and North-Eastern Africa to 1000 CE; Trans-Saharan Trade and the Kingdom of Ancient Ghana; Islam and the Sudanic States of West Africa; Eastern Africa to the Sixteenth Century; Trading Towns of the East African Coast to the Sixteenth Century; Later Iron Age States and Societies of Central and Southern Africa to 1600; North and North-East Africa to the Eighteenth Century; The Atlantic Slave Trade, Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries; West African States and Societies, to the Eighteenth Century; Central and Eastern Africa to the Eighteenth Century; Southern Africa to the Eighteenth Century; West Africa in the Nineteenth Century and the Ending of the Slave Trade; Central and East Africa in the Nineteenth Century; Pre-Industrial Southern Africa in the Nineteenth Century; North and North-East Africa in the Nineteenth Century; Prelude to Empire in Tropical Africa; The European 'Scramble', Colonial Conquest and African Resistance in East, North-Central and West Africa; Industrialisation, Colonial Conquest and African Resistance in South-Central and Southern Africa; Consolidation of Empire: the Early Period of Colonial Rule; Africa Between the Wars: the High Tide of Colonial Rule; The Second World War and Africa; The Winning of Independence (1); The Winning of Independence (2); The Winning of Independence (3); Africa since Independence (1); Africa since Independence (2); Contemporary Africa (1); Contemporary Africa (2); Suggestions for Further Reading; Index; ;
Responsibility: Kevin Shillington.


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