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"A History of Africa" is a powerful narrative history of the continent from the beginning to the 21st century. Long established at the forefront of African Studies, the fourth edition of this classic history brings the book up to date to address the events of the 1990s.

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This title is a narrative history of the continent from its beginnings to the 21st century. The fourth edition of this history brings the book up to date to address the events of the 1990s. Issues discussed include: post-apartheid South Africa and environmental and gender issues in Modern Africa.

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A History of Africa is a thorough narrative history of the continent from its beginnings to the twenty-first century. Long established at the forefront of African Studies, this book addresses the events of the 1990s and beyond.

The issues discussed include:

  • post-apartheid South Africa
  • the prospects for democratization in Africa at the beginning of the new millennium
  • developments in Muslim North Africa including the threat of Islamic fundamentalism
  • economic and social developments including the devastating impact of Third World debt and the provision of debt relief
  • cultural, environmental and gender issues in Modern Africa.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780415252485
With:
Tordoff, William
Author:
Tordoff, William
Author:
Fage, J. D.
Author:
Tordoff, With William
Author:
Fage, John
Publisher:
Routledge
Location:
London
Subject:
Africa
Subject:
History
Subject:
Africa - General
Subject:
Africa History.
Subject:
World History-Africa
Edition Number:
4
Edition Description:
New
Series Volume:
BB301
Publication Date:
20041131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
640
Dimensions:
9.20x6.30x1.47 in. 3.18 lbs.

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Product details 640 pages Routledge - English 9780415252485 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This title is a narrative history of the continent from its beginnings to the 21st century. The fourth edition of this history brings the book up to date to address the events of the 1990s. Issues discussed include: post-apartheid South Africa and environmental and gender issues in Modern Africa.
"Synopsis" by , A History of Africa is a thorough narrative history of the continent from its beginnings to the twenty-first century. Long established at the forefront of African Studies, this book addresses the events of the 1990s and beyond.

The issues discussed include:

  • post-apartheid South Africa
  • the prospects for democratization in Africa at the beginning of the new millennium
  • developments in Muslim North Africa including the threat of Islamic fundamentalism
  • economic and social developments including the devastating impact of Third World debt and the provision of debt relief
  • cultural, environmental and gender issues in Modern Africa.

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