A History of Africa

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Knopf, 1978 - Africa - 534 pages
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A History of Africa is a thorough narrative history of the continent from its beginnings to the twenty-first century. Long established at the forefront of African Studies, this book addresses the events of the 1990s and beyond. The issues discussed include: post-apartheid South Africa the prospects for democratization in Africa at the beginning of the new millenniumdevelopments in Muslim North Africa including the threat of Islamic fundamentalismeconomic and social developments including the devastating impact of Third World debt and the provision of debt reliefcultural, environmental and gender issues in Modern Africa.

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The origins of African society
3
z Africa and the ancient civilizations of the Near East
34
The development of states and trade in the Sudan
57
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