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African History By Philip D. Curtin

African History
by Philip D. Curtin

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This well-known survey explores the history of Africa from earliest times to the end of the colonial period. Estabishing a clear political framework, it provides systematic coverage of the entire continent, including the North and is particularly concerned with social, economic and intellectual trends.
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African History by Philip D. Curtin

Long established as a standard work, this famous survey explores the history of Africa from earliest times to the end of the colonial period. It is exceptional in its breadth (it provides systematic coverage of the entire continent, including the North), in its range (it establishes a clear political framework, but is still more concerned with social, economic and intellectual trends), and in its quality. Now in this major revision -- the first since 1979 -- its four distinguished authors have reworked, updated and expanded the text, which has also been redesigned and reset.

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Table of Contents


Preface.1 The Roots of African Cultures.2. Northern Africa in a Wider World.3. Africa North of the Forest in the Early Islamic Age.4. Economy, Society, Language in Early East Africa.5. Political Culture and Political Economy in Early East Africa.6. Africa North of the Forest (1500-1880).7. The West African Coast in the Era of the Slave Trade.8. Equatorial Africa Before the Nineteenth Century.9. Southern Africa to 1795.10. Southern Africa 1795- 1870.11. North Africa in the Shadow of Europe (1780-1880).12. The Commercial and Religious Revolutions in West Africa.13. A Century of Ironies in East Africa (1780-1890).14. Upstarts and Newcomers in Equatorial Africa (1815-1875).15. The European Context.16. The Impact of Europe.17. The Colonial Economy.18. A Clash of Cultures:African Minds in the Colonial Era.19. Social Change in Colonial Africa.20. African Resistance and the Liquidation of European Empire.Index.

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GOR003533391
African History by Philip D. Curtin
Philip D. Curtin
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education Limited
1995-05-19
568
0582050707
9780582050709
N/A
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