11 edition of History of West Africa found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by J. F. A. Ajayi and Michael Crowder.|
|Contributions||Crowder, Michael, 1934- joint author.|
|LC Classifications||DT475 .A77|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||0231036280, 0231036299|
|LC Control Number||79173985|
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The history of Africa begins with the emergence of hominids, archaic humans and—at leastyears ago—anatomically modern humans (Homo sapiens), in East Africa, and continues unbroken into the present as a patchwork of diverse and politically developing nation earliest known recorded history arose in Ancient Egypt, and later in Nubia, the Sahel, the.
South West Africa, which had been administered by South Africa since under an old League of Nations mandate (South Africa's continued administration of the territory was declared illegal by the International Court of Justice in ), won its independence in as Namibia.
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The history of West Africa began with the first human settlements aro has been commonly divided into its prehistory, the Iron Age in Africa, the major polities flourishing, the colonial period, and finally the post-independence era, in which the current nations were formed.
Western Africa is a term used in the Encyclopædia Britannica to designate a geographic region within the continent of Africa. The term West Africa is also often used to refer to this part of the continent. As conventionally understood, however, West Africa is primarily a political and economic designation and comprises all the areas considered.
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Intended to provide help for those interested in studying West African literature, this book is divided into three parts. Part One provides background information: the various African oral traditions are discussed, related to the way of life of the people, and examined for the extent to which they form the basis of present West African literary works.
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Home to African landscapes of our imaginations and inhabited by an astonishing diversity of traditional peoples, this is Africa as it once was. From the Sahara to tropical rainforests, from volcanic outcrops to stony depressions in the desert's heart, West Africa is an extraordinary sweep of iconic African terrain.The General History of Africa (GHA) is a pioneering corpus, unparalleled in its ambition to cover the history of the entire African continent, since the appearance of human beings to contemporary challenges faced by Africans and their Diasporas in the world.