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History of the African People

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ISBN-10: 0881339806

ISBN-13: 9780881339802

Edition: 5th 1998 (Revised)

Authors: Robert W. July

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List price: $53.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Waveland Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/1/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 712
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Ancient Africa
The Beginnings of African History
The Geographic Base
The Genesis of Homo Sapiens
Africa and the Origins of Agriculture
The Agricultural Revolution in Egypt
The Distribution of African Populations
Suggestions for Further Reading
Africa in the Ancient World
Egypt and Kush
Mediterranean Africa
The Ancient Land of Axum
Suggestions for Further Reading
The States of the Western and Central Sudan
The World of the Desert
The Ecology of Sahel and Savanna
Traders in the Sahara and Sudan
The Golden Commerce
The Mercantile Civilization
Sudanic State Systems
The Kingdom of Ghana
The Rise and Fall of Mali
The Empire of Songhai
Kanem-Bornu and the Hausa States
Suggestions for Further Reading
The Cosmopolitan World of East Africa
The Rise of the City-States
The Portuguese on the East African Coast
The Omani Suzerainty
Ethiopia--The Trials of Isolation
Christians and Muslims in the Eastern Sudan
Suggestions for Further Reading
The West African Forest Civilization
The Land and the People
The Daily Life
Ife, Oyo, and the Rise of the Yoruba
The People of Benin
The Kingdom of Dahomey
The Akan States of Asante and Fante
Suggestions for Further Reading
The Great Migrations
The Civilization of Zimbabwe
The Bantu Speakers
Bantu Cultures
Cushitic and Nilotic Movements
Some Bantu and Nilotic Communities
Central African Bantu
Bunyoro and Buganda
The Kikuyu
Turkana Pastoralists
Suggestions for Further Reading
The Coming of Europe
The Roots of European Expansion
The Imperial Design of Portugal
The Portuguese in Kongo and Angola
The Arrival of the Dutch
The British and French in West Africa
The Nature of the European Impact
European Commerce
Africa and the Atlantic Slave Trade
Suggestions for Further Reading
Revolutionary Africa
The Genesis of Modern Africa
The Age of Revolution
Muhammad Ali and the Modernization of Egypt
Suggestions for Further Reading
Religion and Empire in Western and Central Sudan
Prelude to the Great Jihads of the Nineteenth Century
Usuman dan Fodio and the Sokoto Jihad
Seku Ahmadu in Masina
The Jihad of al-Hajj Umar
Al-Kanemi and His Successors in Bornu
Samori and Rabih
Suggestions for Further Reading
The Eastern Sudan--Egyptian Expansionism and the Mahdist Revolution
Invasion from the North
The Ecology of Poverty
Egypt in the Sudan
The Southern Sudan and the Slave Trade
Backdrop to the Mahdi
The Mahdist Revolution
Epilogue--The Khalifa Abdallahi
Suggestions for Further Reading
Population Explosions in Southern Africa
Mfecane--The Road from Zululand
Central Africa and the Great Ngoni Trek
The Search for Security--Sebetwane and Mzilikazi
Moshoeshoe and the Diplomacy of Self-Defense
The Boer Trekkers
The Shape of Things to Come--South Africa at Mid-Century
Suggestions for Further Reading
West Africa and Europe's Humanitarian Revolution
The Enlightenment in West Africa
Colonization, Christianity, and Commerce
Senegal--The Jacobin Heritage
The Bible and the Plough
West African Kingdoms in the Nineteenth Century
The Vanishing Dream
Suggestions for Further Reading
Commerce and Statecraft in Eastern and Central Africa
The Rise of International Trade
The Economic Imperialism of Sayyid Said
Firearms and the Shifting Ecology of the Interior
Mirambo, Tippu Tip, and the Demise of Merchant Imperialism
Buganda and the International Trade
Suggestions for Further Reading
Colonial Africa
The Partition of Africa
The Berlin Conference
Partition--The Causes
Partition--The Process
Partition--The African Response
Modernization and Independence in Ethiopia
Suggestions for Further Reading
Early Nationalist Stirrings in West Africa
Adaptation and Survival
Politics and Commerce in Senegal
Sierra Leone and African Nationalist Self-Consciousness
Edward Blyden Creates a Philosophy of African Nationalism
Liberia and the Tribulations of Independence
The Demise of the Forest Kingdoms
Abortive Alliance--The Westernized Africans and the Traditional Authorities
Suggestions for Further Reading
The Foundations of Progress and Poverty in Southern Africa
The Birth of a New Society
Britain and Complexities of Colonial Stewardship
The Revolution of Diamonds and Gold
The Road to Union
The Other Union
Beyond the Limpopo--
--And Across the Zambezi
Suggestions for Further Reading
Colonialism and Nation Making in East Africa
The Logic of European Imperialism
British Paternalism in Uganda
Kenya--Racialism in a Colonial Society
Kenya--Alien Rule and African Response
Kenya--The Onset of African Political and Social Aspirations
The Tanganyikan Colony and Mandate
Multiple Colonialism in Zanzibar
British Rule and Nationalist Stirrings in the Nile Valley
Suggestions for Further Reading
Between Two World Wars--Nationalist Frustrations in West Africa
West Africa and the First World War
The Theory and Practice of Colonial Administration
Nationalist Politics in West Africa Between the Two World Wars
The National Congress of British West Africa
The Pan-African Movement
Liberia and African Nationalism
Suggestions for Further Reading
In the Heart of Darkness
The Unity of Diversity
The Belgian Congo
French Equatorial Africa
Portuguese Angola and Mozambique
Suggestions for Further Reading
The Two Societies of Southern Africa
Apartheid--Colonialism in South Africa
Apartheid and the Republic of South Africa
African Nationalism in South Africa
South-West Africa and the High Commission Territories
The Theory and Practice of Partnership in Central Africa
The Rise and Fall of Federation in Central Africa
Suggestions for Further Reading
Independent Africa
Toward Independence
The Foundations of Freedom
The Changing World
Independence Movements in the Northeast
The West African Catalyst
Independence--The French-African Variant
The Crisis of Independence in the Congo
East African Uhuru
Black and White Independence in Central Africa
The Haves and the Have-Nots
Suggestions for Further Reading
Independence Economics
The Meaning of Freedom
Alternatives of Economic Development
The Problems of Modernization
The Vagaries of Economic Growth
The Crisis of Foreign Debt
A Faltering Development
Suggestions for Further Reading
States and Nations
The Indispensable Unity
Decline of the Parties
The Soldiers
Civil War
Suggestions for Further Reading
Disintegrating Citadels in the South
Portugal Bows Out
From Rhodesia to Zimbabwe
Namibia--The Last African Colony
The Afrikaner Laager
"Freedom in Our Lifetime"
A New South Africa
Suggestions for Further Reading
African Cultural Independence--Ideals and Complexities
An Independent African Civilization
Europe and the African Personality
The Victims
Independence and the African Woman
Ecological Imperatives
Economic Development and the Wars
Suggestions for Further Reading