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History of Africa, Kevin Shillington

Label
History of Africa
Title
History of Africa
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Shillington
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
History of Africa offers a richly illustrated introduction to the history of the entire continent, from earliest times right up to the present day. The third edition has been revised and updated in the light of recent research and provides more coverage of modern Africa. -- Provided by Publisher
Cataloging source
IEN/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shillington, Kevin
Dewey number
960
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT20
LC item number
.S47 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Africa
  • Africa
Label
History of Africa, Kevin Shillington
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First edition published 1989
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
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, easter and southern Africa -- North and north-eastern 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 -- Trading towns of the east African coast to the sixteenth century -- Later Iron Age states and societies of central and southern Africa to 1600 -- North and north-east Africa to the eighteenth century -- The Atlantic slave trade, sixteenth to eighteenth century -- West African states and societies, to the eighteenth century -- Central and eastern Africa to the eighteenth century -- Southern Africa to the eighteenth century -- West Africa in the nineteenth century and the ending of the slave trade -- Central and east Africa in the nineteenth century -- Pre-industrial southern Africa in the nineteenth century -- North and north-east Africa in the nineteenth century -- Christianity and pre-colonial 'nationalism' -- The European 'Scramble', 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 since independence (1) -- Africa since independence (2) -- Contemporary Africa (1) -- Contemporary Africa (2)
Control code
778270276
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xxvi, 502 pages
Isbn
9780230308473
Lccn
2012012789
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)778270276
Label
History of Africa, Kevin Shillington
Publication
Note
First edition published 1989
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
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, easter and southern Africa -- North and north-eastern 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 -- Trading towns of the east African coast to the sixteenth century -- Later Iron Age states and societies of central and southern Africa to 1600 -- North and north-east Africa to the eighteenth century -- The Atlantic slave trade, sixteenth to eighteenth century -- West African states and societies, to the eighteenth century -- Central and eastern Africa to the eighteenth century -- Southern Africa to the eighteenth century -- West Africa in the nineteenth century and the ending of the slave trade -- Central and east Africa in the nineteenth century -- Pre-industrial southern Africa in the nineteenth century -- North and north-east Africa in the nineteenth century -- Christianity and pre-colonial 'nationalism' -- The European 'Scramble', 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 since independence (1) -- Africa since independence (2) -- Contemporary Africa (1) -- Contemporary Africa (2)
Control code
778270276
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xxvi, 502 pages
Isbn
9780230308473
Lccn
2012012789
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)778270276

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