By Gordon Kerr
A comprehensive advent to the sprawling historical past of this huge, immense continent, from the sunrise of human time in prehistoric Africa all over to Arab Spring
Beginning with the origins of the human race and the advance of stone age know-how, this background of the cradle of civilization strikes via historic and medieval instances, the importance of the Arab presence, the Muslim states, and the trans-Saharan trade. It keeps with the increase and fall of country states and kingdoms ahead of the coming of Europeans, Ghana, the Kingdoms of the woodland and Savanna, Yoruba, Oyo, Benin, Asante, Luba, Lunda, Lozil, and so forth, directly to the start of the slave exchange, and the ecu conquest and colonization of sub-Saharan Africa, the "Scramble for Africa." ultimately relocating onto the customarily sour struggles for independence from that interval of colonization and exploitation, it concludes with an evaluation of Africa within the twenty first century.
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A Short History of Africa: From the Origins of the Human Race to the Arab Spring by Gordon Kerr