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6 edition of A Short History of Africa found in the catalog.

A Short History of Africa

Sixth Edition

by Roland Oliver

  • 116 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African history,
  • Africa - History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Africa,
  • Africa - General,
  • History / General,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9303082M
    ISBN 100140136010
    ISBN 109780140136012

    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 states. A SHORT HISTORY OF AFRICA. By Roland Oliver andJ. D. Fage. Fifth edition revised, Baltimore: Penguin Books, Inc., Pp. $ paper. If the number of its reprints and editions were the only measure of its worth, A Short History of Africa, by Roland Oliver and J. D. F age, would be the twentieth century's most important book on African.

      Described as "Joycean in its reach," Kenyan author's short story My Father's Head is named winner of £10, award Published: 14 Jul Okwiri Oduor wins Caine Prize for African writing. It was one of the bestselling popular science books of in the United Kingdom, selling over , copies. A Short History deviates from Bryson's popular travel book genre, instead describing general sciences such as chemistry, paleontology, astronomy, and particle : Bill Bryson.

      A good place to start will be with: The African Origin of Civilization: Myth or Reality by Cheikh Anta Diop You can also watch his interview on YouTube: https://www. The history of the book became an acknowledged academic discipline in the s, Contributors to the discipline include specialists from the fields of textual scholarship, codicology, bibliography, philology, palaeography, art history, social history and cultural key purpose is to demonstrate that the book as an object, not just the text contained within it, is a conduit of.


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