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The Resource Africa in history : themes and outlines, Basil Davidson ; [cover photo by Geri Bauer]

Africa in history : themes and outlines, Basil Davidson ; [cover photo by Geri Bauer]

Label
Africa in history : themes and outlines
Title
Africa in history
Title remainder
themes and outlines
Statement of responsibility
Basil Davidson ; [cover photo by Geri Bauer]
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CCS
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • charts
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Africa in history : themes and outlines, Basil Davidson ; [cover photo by Geri Bauer]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Touchstone book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-384) and index
Contents
  • Early North Africa
  • Factors of growth.
  • African solutions
  • Trading cities
  • Iron Age departures
  • Ghana and Kanem-Bornu
  • Mali and Songhay
  • South of the Sudan
  • Christian epic
  • In the name of Allah
  • Old myths: new truths.
  • Tropical achievement.
  • Mature Iron Age
  • Rift valley kingdoms
  • Around great Zimbabwe
  • In the Congo Basin
  • West Africa in the sixteenth century
  • New encounters.
  • North African invasions
  • East Coast disasters
  • West African adventures
  • Africa's place in history
  • Atlantic trade and slavery
  • Slave trade consequences
  • Towards the crisis of today.
  • Seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
  • New states in Guinea
  • Rise of Asante
  • Peasants and prophets
  • East Africa: after the Portuguese
  • Southern Africa: the wars of dispossession
  • South Africa is born
  • Peopling of a continent
  • Colonial invasions
  • Conquest and colonial rule.
  • Prelude: the explorers
  • Invasion: 1880-1900
  • System installed: 1990-20
  • System at work: 1920-45
  • Gain or loss
  • Crisis unresolved
  • Towards liberation.
  • Forerunners
  • In the heart of Africa
  • After 1945: the struggle against colonial crisis
  • New nationalism
  • In the white-settler colonies
  • Racist bastion in South Africa
  • Towards a liberated South
  • Wider picture
  • Examples and exceptions
  • Challenge renewed
  • Chronologues
  • "Iron Age" begins
  • Ancient glories.
  • Gift of the Nile
  • Blameless Ethiopians
Control code
ocm47780550
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
  • Rev. and expanded ed. /
  • 1st Touchstone ed.
Extent
xxiv, 425 p., [23] p. of plates
Isbn
9780684826677
Lccn
90023905
Other physical details
ill., maps, charts
Label
Africa in history : themes and outlines, Basil Davidson ; [cover photo by Geri Bauer]
Publication
Note
"A Touchstone book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-384) and index
Contents
  • Early North Africa
  • Factors of growth.
  • African solutions
  • Trading cities
  • Iron Age departures
  • Ghana and Kanem-Bornu
  • Mali and Songhay
  • South of the Sudan
  • Christian epic
  • In the name of Allah
  • Old myths: new truths.
  • Tropical achievement.
  • Mature Iron Age
  • Rift valley kingdoms
  • Around great Zimbabwe
  • In the Congo Basin
  • West Africa in the sixteenth century
  • New encounters.
  • North African invasions
  • East Coast disasters
  • West African adventures
  • Africa's place in history
  • Atlantic trade and slavery
  • Slave trade consequences
  • Towards the crisis of today.
  • Seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
  • New states in Guinea
  • Rise of Asante
  • Peasants and prophets
  • East Africa: after the Portuguese
  • Southern Africa: the wars of dispossession
  • South Africa is born
  • Peopling of a continent
  • Colonial invasions
  • Conquest and colonial rule.
  • Prelude: the explorers
  • Invasion: 1880-1900
  • System installed: 1990-20
  • System at work: 1920-45
  • Gain or loss
  • Crisis unresolved
  • Towards liberation.
  • Forerunners
  • In the heart of Africa
  • After 1945: the struggle against colonial crisis
  • New nationalism
  • In the white-settler colonies
  • Racist bastion in South Africa
  • Towards a liberated South
  • Wider picture
  • Examples and exceptions
  • Challenge renewed
  • Chronologues
  • "Iron Age" begins
  • Ancient glories.
  • Gift of the Nile
  • Blameless Ethiopians
Control code
ocm47780550
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
  • Rev. and expanded ed. /
  • 1st Touchstone ed.
Extent
xxiv, 425 p., [23] p. of plates
Isbn
9780684826677
Lccn
90023905
Other physical details
ill., maps, charts

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