A History of Modern Africa: 1800 to the Present
A History of Modern Africa recounts the full breadth of historical events that have shaped the last two centuries of the African continent.
Stresses the diversity of Africa's rich variety of people, societies, cultures and religious beliefs
Provides a thought-provoking and illuminating journey through the slave trade and colonization to the rise of Islam, struggles for independence, and beyond
Puts the colonial era into proper perspective in relation to events that occurred before it and since
Wide-ranging in scope, it provides a framework for understanding such events as the genocidal horrors of Rwanda and the recent troubles in Zimbabwe and Kenya
This edition includes new material which presents the major conclusions of Professor Carr's notes for the second edition and a new preface by the...
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