The Colonial and Postcolonial Experience: Colonial and Postcolonial Africa, 1st Edition

  • Rosina Beckman
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  • ISBN-10: 1508102805
  • ISBN-13: 9781508102809
  • DDC: 960.3
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 128 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released January 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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By the early twentieth century, nearly the entire continent of Africa had been divided up between European powers. This volume traces the history of colonialism in each of Africa's regions, as well as the fight for independence and the challenges of establishing viable nations after years languishing under the colonial yoke. The political, economic, and social elements of colonialism are all explored. The title also delves into the patterns in European-African interactions that led to colonialism, including the slave trade and the ivory trade. A comprehensive, wide-ranging reference volume.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Northern Africa.
2: Western Africa.
3: Central Africa.
4: Eastern Africa.
5: Southern Africa.