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The quest for Africa

two thousand years of exploration.

by Heinrich Schiffers

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Africa -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Translation of Wilder Erdteil Afrika.

      StatementTranslated from the German by Diana Pyke.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT20 .S353 1958
      The Physical Object
      Pagination352 p.
      Number of Pages352
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6247198M
      LC Control Number58008063
      OCLC/WorldCa1384973

      The History of Africa redresses this by letting the perspectives of Africans themselves take center stage. Authoritative and comprehensive, this book provides a wide-ranging history of Africa from earliest prehistory to the present day―using the cultural, social, political, and economic lenses of Africa as instruments to illuminate the ordinary lives of by: 8.   In “Born in Africa,” journalist and historian Martin Meredith has compiled a satisfying account of this quest. The author of numerous historical books on Africa.

      Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kobia, Samuel. Quest for democracy in Africa. Nairobi, Kenya: National Council of Churches of Kenya, 20 top books about Africa, including both fiction and nonfiction. In the 19 th century, as the nations of Europe rushed to grab ever-larger expanses of territory there, Africa was known as the Dark Continent. In some ways, that label is still apt. Everywhere else—Europe, Asia, the Americas—understanding of Africa and Africans is limited, and far too often wildly distorted.

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