Documents of the African Past

ISBN-10: 1558762892

ISBN-13: 9781558762893

Edition: 2001

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List price: $28.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Markus Wiener Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.562
Language: English

Robert O. Collins, emeritus professor of history at University of California, Santa Barbara, has written numerous books on the history of Africa, the Sudan, and the Nile. He has also worked as a professional river guide and has traversed most of the Nile.

Preface
Anonymous: Periplus of the Erythraean Sea. First Century C.E.
Cosmas Indicopleustes: Trade in Ethiopia. 547
Tuan Ch'eng-Shih: China's Discovery of Africa. 863
Ibn Battuta: The East African Coast. 1331
Ibn Battuta: Mali. 1352
Antonius Malfante: Tawat and the Western Sudan Trade. 1447
Gomes Eannes de Azurara: The Discovery of Guinea. 1435
Rui de Aguiar: King Affonso I. 1516
Francisco Alvarez: The Land of Prester John. 1525
Leo Africanus: The Western Sudan in the Sixteenth Century. 1526
Duarte Barbosa: The East Coast of Africa at the Beginning of the Sixteenth Century. 1540
Andrew Battell: The Jaga. 1568
Filippo Pigafetta and Duarte Lopez: Paulo Diaz de Novais in Angola. 1571
Joao dos Santos: The Wazimba. 1590
Abd-al-Rahman al-Sadi: Songhay and the Moroccan Invasion. 1591
Imam Ahmad ibn Fartuwa: Idris Alawma and the Kanem Wars. 1602
Alvare II and Alvare III, Kings of Congo: Relations between the Kingdom of Congo and the Papacy. 1613
Gaspar Bocarro: From Tete to Kilwa. 1616
Father Lobo: Portuguese Missionaries in Ethiopia. 1620
Jan van Riebeeck and Z. Wagenaar: Of the Native Tribes of South Africa. 1652
Giovanni Cavazzi: Queen Anna Nzinga. 1654
Manuel de Faria e Souza: The Kingdom of the Monomotapa. 1666
Antonio Suarez: The Conversion of the Monomotapa. 1652
John Barbot: Benin. 1680
William Bosman: Justice and Warfare at Axim. 1700
William Snelgrave: The Slaves Mutiny. 1730
Mercator Honestus: A Defense of the African Slave Trade. 1740
James Bruce: Sheik Adlan and the Black Horse Cavalry of Sennar. 1772
Andrew Sparrman: The Boers. 1776
Archibald Dalzel: Dahomey and Its Neighbors. 1793
Mungo Park: The Niger at Segu. 1796
Father Pinto: The Kingdom of the Kazembe. 1799
Captain Hugh Crow: Bonny. 1800
Abd Allah ibn Muhammad: The Hijra and Holy War of Sheik Uthman dan Fodio. 1804
P. J. Baptista: The Kazembe. 1806
Al-Kanami: The Case Against the Jihad. 1813
John Lewis Burckhardt: Shendi. 1814
Thomas Pringle: Boer Meets Bantu. 1820
Major Dixon Denham: Bornu and Shaykh al-Kanami. 1823
Rene Caillie: The Trans-Saharan Caravan. 1828
Henry Francis Fynn: Shaka. 1830
A. C. P. Gamitto: The Maravi. 1831
Anna Elizabeth Steenkamp: The Great Trek. 1835
Robert Moffat: Mzilikazi. 1840
Thomas Fowell Buxton: The Principles of Abolition. 1840
Theodore Canot: Slaving in Liberia. 1850
Heinrich Barth: Al-Hajj Bashir, Kukawa, and Timbuktu. 1852
Paul du Chaillu: Trade in Gabon. 1859
Charles Livingstone: The Prazeros. 1859
John Hanning Speke: Unyamwezi and Buganda. 1862
Georg Schweinfurth: King Munza. 1871
John Mackenzie: Bushman. 1873
Ernest Linant de Bellefonds: Kabaka Mutesa I. 1875
Edgar Canisius: Rubber Collecting in the Congo. 1885
The Kano Chronicle: Kings of kano. 1892
Ndansi Kumalo: The Ndebele Rebellion. 1896
Mary Kingsley: The Crown Colony System in West Africa. 1897
Lord Lugard: Indirect Rule in Tropical Africa. 1900
Lord Delamere: White Man's Country. 1903
Mohammed Abdille Hasan: The Sayyid's Reply. 1904
Records of Maji Maji: The Maji Maji Rebellion. 1905-1907
Sir Apolo Kagwa: Court Life in Buganda. 1910
The Devonshire White Paper: The Indians in Kenya. 1923
Haile Selassie: At the League of Nations June 30, 1936
Felix Eboue: Native Policy and Political Institutions in French Equatorial Africa. 1941
Jomo Kenyatta: Meeting at Nyeri July 26, 1952
M. D. C. de Wet Nel: The Principles of Apartheid. 1959
Nelson Rolihlahle Mandela: Verwoerd's Tribalism. 1959
Steve Biko: Black Consciousness and the Quest for True Humanity. 1977
John Garang de Mabior: The Genesis of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM), 1983
Nelson Mandela: Address to the ANC. 1985
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