Encyclopedia of African History

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Kevin Shillington
Routledge, Jul 4, 2013 - Reference - 1912 pages
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Covering the entire continent from Morocco, Libya, and Egypt in the north to the Cape of Good Hope in the south, and the surrounding islands from Cape Verde in the west to Madagascar, Mauritius, and Seychelles in the east, the Encyclopedia of African History is a new A-Z reference resource on the history of the entire African continent. With entries ranging from the earliest evolution of human beings in Africa to the beginning of the twenty-first century, this comprehensive three volume Encyclopedia is the first reference of this scale and scope. Also includes 99 maps.
  

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Contents

The Encyclopedia
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Encyclopedia of African History Volume 2 HO
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Copyright
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Contents
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List of Entries AZ
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The Encyclopedia
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Encyclopedia of African History Volume 3 PZ
iv
Copyright
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Contents
vi
List of Entries AZ
vii
The Encyclopedia
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Contributors
1741
Index
1755
Copyright

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About the author (2013)

Kevin Shillington is currently based in London and works as a freelance historian. He holds an MA and PhD in African History from the University of London and his publications include "Jugnauth: Prime Minister of Mauritius" (1991) and "Ghana and the Rawlings Factor "(1992).

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