A History of Modern Africa: 1800 to the Present

A History of Modern Africa: 1800 to the Present
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ISBN10: 
1405132647
ISBN13: 
9781405132640
Pages: 
386
Published: 
December 2nd 2008 by Wiley-Blackwell
Rating: 
3.22

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

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