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By Gordon Kerr

ISBN-10: 184243442X

ISBN-13: 9781842434420

A comprehensive creation to the sprawling historical past of this huge, immense continent, from the sunrise of human time in prehistoric Africa all over to Arab Spring

Beginning with the origins of the human race and the advance of stone age expertise, this historical past of the cradle of civilization strikes via historic and medieval instances, the importance of the Arab presence, the Muslim states, and the trans-Saharan trade. It keeps with the increase and fall of country states and kingdoms ahead of the arriving of Europeans, Ghana, the Kingdoms of the wooded area and Savanna, Yoruba, Oyo, Benin, Asante, Luba, Lunda, Lozil, and so on, directly to the start of the slave exchange, and the ecu conquest and colonization of sub-Saharan Africa, the "Scramble for Africa." ultimately relocating onto the usually sour struggles for independence from that interval of colonization and exploitation, it concludes with an review of Africa within the twenty first century.

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