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History of Africa / Kevin Shillington.

Author/Creator:
Shillington, Kevin author.
Publication:
London : Red Globe Press, 2019.
Format/Description:
Book
xxiv, 524 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Edition:
Fourth edition.
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Subjects:
Africa -- History.
Africa.
Form/Genre:
History.
Summary:
The purpose of this History of Africa, now in its fourth revised edition, is to provide a clear, basic and well-illustrated introduction to Africa's long and fascinating past ... . -- Provided by Publisher.
Contents:
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 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
Later Iron Age states and societies of central and southern Africa to sixteenth century
Trading towns of the east African coast to the sixteenth century
The Atlantic slave trade, sixteenth to eighteenth century
West African states and societies, to the eighteenth century
North and northeast Africa to the eighteenth century
Central and eastern Africa to the eighteenth century
Southern Africa to the eighteenth century
West Africa in the nineteenth century
The ending of the Atlantic slave trade
Christian missions, new states and precolonial 'nationalism'
Central and east Africa in the nineteenth century
Pre-industrial southern Africa in the nineteenth century
North and northeast Africa in the nineteenth century
Christianity and pre-colonial 'nationalism'
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
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 responses to the colonial legacy
The challenges and dilemmas of development: debt and international aid
Contemporary Africa.
Notes:
First edition published 1989 by Macmillan Publishers.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Hilda A. Wurtman Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Hilda A. Wurtman Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
9781137504036
113750403X
OCLC:
1057893142