The History of Central and Eastern Africa

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Amy McKenna Senior Editor, Geography and History
The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc, Jan 15, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 224 pages
The abundance of natural resources endemic to central and eastern Africa has been critical in shaping the trajectory of the civilizations that have made the region their home. Like the rest of the continent, however, the areas riches also made them vulnerable to slave traders and colonizers who left a devastating legacy in their wake. This engrossing selection documents the history of a region that witnessed some of the world s most brutal and destructive conflicts as well as the birth of several groups who continue to fight for justice and peace in the region.
 

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Contents

Central Africa
1
Burundi
24
Central African Republic
31
Democratic Republic of
39
Republic of the Congo
53
Gabon
59
Rwanda
65
Sao Tome and Principe
72
Djibouti
105
Ethiopia
119
Emperor
131
Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
137
Somalia
154
Tanzania
167
Uganda
181
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British East Africa
99

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