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The Resource A Short History of Africa : From the origins of the human race to the Arab Spring, (electronic resource)

A Short History of Africa : From the origins of the human race to the Arab Spring, (electronic resource)

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A Short History of Africa : From the origins of the human race to the Arab Spring
Title
A Short History of Africa
Title remainder
From the origins of the human race to the Arab Spring
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Africa. The cradle of civilisation. From the dawn of human time in prehistoric Africa right through to the so-called 'Arab Spring' of 2011, Gordon Kerr offers a comprehensive introduction to the sprawling history of this enormous continent. He begins with the origins of the human race and the development of stone age technology, through ancient and medieval times and the significance of the Arab presence, the Muslim states and the trans-Saharan trade. Kerr continues with the rise and fall of nation states and kingdoms prior to the arrival of Europeans , Ghana, the Kingdoms of the Forest an
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EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kerr, Gordon
Dewey number
  • 960
  • 960
Index
no index present
LC call number
DT3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prehistoric peoples
  • Human beings
  • Slave trade
  • HISTORY / Africa / General
  • Africa
Label
A Short History of Africa : From the origins of the human race to the Arab Spring, (electronic resource)
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http://lanepl.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/NjA0NjUyMDQ=
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Publication
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Contents
  • Cover; A Short History of Africa; About the Author; Title; Contents; Introduction; Chapter One: Prehistoric Africa; Chapter Two: Ancient Civilisations and Medieval States; Chapter Three: Arabs and Islam; Chapter Four: Trade; Chapter Five: The Arrival of the Europeans and the Beginning of the Slave Trade; Chapter Six: Sub-Saharan Africa to the Eighteenth Century; Chapter Seven: The Nineteenth Century: Prelude to Conquest; Chapter Eight: The Nineteenth Century: Conquest and Colonisation; Chapter Nine: Colonial Rule in Africa; Chapter Ten: Nationalism and Independence
  • Chapter Eleven: Africa Since IndependenceChapter Twelve: Africa in the 21st Century; Further Reading; Copyright;
Control code
frd794327938
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (204 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781842436349
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781842436349
  • (Sirsi) b1406000
Label
A Short History of Africa : From the origins of the human race to the Arab Spring, (electronic resource)
Link
http://lanepl.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/NjA0NjUyMDQ=
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Contents
  • Cover; A Short History of Africa; About the Author; Title; Contents; Introduction; Chapter One: Prehistoric Africa; Chapter Two: Ancient Civilisations and Medieval States; Chapter Three: Arabs and Islam; Chapter Four: Trade; Chapter Five: The Arrival of the Europeans and the Beginning of the Slave Trade; Chapter Six: Sub-Saharan Africa to the Eighteenth Century; Chapter Seven: The Nineteenth Century: Prelude to Conquest; Chapter Eight: The Nineteenth Century: Conquest and Colonisation; Chapter Nine: Colonial Rule in Africa; Chapter Ten: Nationalism and Independence
  • Chapter Eleven: Africa Since IndependenceChapter Twelve: Africa in the 21st Century; Further Reading; Copyright;
Control code
frd794327938
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (204 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781842436349
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781842436349
  • (Sirsi) b1406000

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