The Civilizations of Africa: A History to 1800

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James Currey, 2002 - Africa - 480 pages
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This book gives serious play to ancient history right across the African continent and it ties these eras into the currents of wider world history. Chris Ehret has skilfully woven archaeology and linguistics into the historical narrative to provide a text from the deep past until 1800. North America: University Press of Virginia

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Christopher Ehret is Professor of History at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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