The A to Z of Pre-Colonial Africa

The A to Z of Pre-Colonial Africa - The A to Z Guide Series

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Synopsis

The Heart of Darkness, this is the image that most in the West hold of pre-colonial Africa. Joseph Conrad's description of a continent lacking in civilization, commerce, and Christianity is familiar to many readers. Historians have been working to dispel this notion before since the institution of African independence after World War II. The A to Z of Pre-Colonial Africa seeks to familiarize the reader with pre-colonial Africa, the Africa that began with the migrations of the Bantu from their homeland in 500 B.C. and ended with European control in the 19th century, revealing the culture, events, achievement and rulers of Africa from this time.

Book information

ISBN: 9780810875807
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
Imprint: The Scarecrow Press
Pub date:
Language: English
Number of pages: 678
Weight: 800g
Height: 141mm
Width: 216mm
Spine width: 40mm