Published July 25, 2007
by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||396|
Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Mavor, William Fordyce, History of various modern African nations. London: Printed for Richard Rhillips and sold by all Booksellers, "This book stands as a remarkable achievement and will be the choice volume on modern African history for some time to come." International Affairs "A number of introductions to African history aimed at the undergraduate and general reader have appeared in recent years. Reid's text stands out among these as an invaluable teaching-tool due to Cited by: 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/5. The end of the Second World War heralded the rapid end of European African empires. In , only four African countries were independent; by , thirty African states created the Organization of African Unity. Despite numerous problems, the s were a time of optimism as Africans enjoyed their new independence/5.
Richard Reid is Reader in the History of Africa at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He is the author of Political Power in Pre-Colonial Buganda: Economy, Society and Warfare in the Nineteenth Century (), War in Pre-Colonial Eastern Africa (), and Frontiers of Violence in Northeast Africa (), as well as numerous /5(69). African American History inthe United States of America- NAMED ONE OF THE TOP 10 BEST AFRICAN AMERICAN BOOKS OF by Kam Williams - Internationally Renowned Book, Film and Music Critic Considered to be the most important book published in the eleven year history of the company, African. The history of Africa begins with the emergence of hominids, archaic humans and—at least , years ago—anatomically modern humans (Homo sapiens), in East Africa, and continues unbroken into the present as a patchwork of diverse and politically developing nation earliest known recorded history arose in Ancient Egypt, and later in Nubia, the Sahel, the . Updated and revised to emphasise long-term perspectives on current issues facing the continent, the new 2nd Edition of A History of Modern Africa recounts the full breadth of Africa's political, economic, and social history over the past two centuries. Adopts a long-term approach to current issues, stressing the importance of nineteenth-century and deeper .
Afrocentrism (also Afrocentricity) is an approach to the study of world history that focuses on the history of people of recent African descent. It is in some respects a response to global (Eurocentric) attitudes about African people and their historical contributions; it seeks to correct what it sees as mistakes and ideas perpetuated by the racist philosophical underpinnings of . In , UNESCO launched the elaboration of the General History of Africa (GHA) with a view to remedy the general ignorance on Africa’s history. The challenge consisted of reconstructing Africa’s history, freeing it from racial prejudices ensuing from slave trade and colonization, and promoting an African perspective. Explore our list of African History Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. African History. 1 - 20 of results Publish your book with B&N. Learn More. Learn history of modern africa with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of history of modern africa flashcards on Quizlet.