eBook Berkshire Essentials: Africa in World History, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1614729956
  • ISBN-13: 9781614729952
  • DDC: 960.03
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 216 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released July 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Overview

Africa in World History, a Berkshire Essential, stresses Africa's interrelatedness to other regions and cultures, from early trade routes, the arrival of Christianity and Islam, and the ramifications of colonialism to contemporary issues such as HIV/AIDS and apartheid that have thwarted Africa's efforts to establish unity.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter: Part 1.
Other Frontmatter: Part 2.
About this “Berkshire Essentials” Volume.
Contents.
Introduction: Africa’s Role in World History.
1: Africa—Colonial.
2: Africa—Equatorial and Southern (4000 BCE–1100 CE).
3: Africa—Postcolonial.
4: African American and Caribbean Religions.
5: African Religions.
6: African Union.
7: Afro-Eurasia.
8: Aksum.
9: Apartheid.
10: Art—Africa.
11: Benin.
12: Biological Exchanges.
13: Diasporas.
14: Du Bois, W. E. B..
15: Egypt.
16: Equiano, Olaudah.
17: Hatshepsut.
18: Hausa States.
19: Ibn Khaldun.
20: Kanem-Bornu.
21: Kenyatta, Jomo.
22: Kongo.
23: Mali.
24: Mansa Musa.
25: Mehmed II.
26: Meroë.
27: Nkrumah, Kwame.
28: Nubians.
29: Pan-Africanism.
30: Pastoral Nomadic Societies.
31: Postcolonial Analysis.
32: Ramses II.
33: Saladin.
34: Senghor, Léopold.
35: Shaka Zulu.
36: Slave Trades.
37: Sokoto Caliphate.
38: Songhai.
39: Trading Patterns, Trans-Saharan.
40: Tutu, Desmond.
41: Wagadu Empire.
42: Warfare—Africa.
43: Zimbabwe, Great.
Index.
Editorial Board and Staff.
Author Credits.