The British Museum Pocket Explorer African Civilizations by Nicholas Badcott


The British Museum Pocket Explorer African Civilizations by Nicholas Badcott

Africa is a vast continent with many and varied peoples and cultures. This attractive little guide offers a colourful introduction to the continents landscape, resources, history and the cultural achievements of its people. At the back of the book is a large, colourful fold-out poster map, which can be detached and displayed on a wall or notice-board. It offers an attractive visual reference to the key places, peoples and achievements of African civilizations, from prehistory to the start of the colonial period. The book is packed with fascinating facts about the major civilizations and regions of Africa: North, West, Central, and Eastern/Southern. It provides lively introductions to each area and civilization, with fascinating features on important themes and sites. The book is richly illustrated with colour photographs, including numerous iconic objects from the British Museums collections.

About the Author

Other Formats

Book Info


32 pages


Nicholas Badcott
More books by Nicholas Badcott


Publication date

29th March 2010



You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.

Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!

Alice Horncastle, age 14

This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

Love “Lovereading4kids” as my son gets to hear about & read new books before his mates which keeps him interested in reading=a very happy Mum

Liz Evans

Lovereading is just a convenient way to find new books and hear others opinions on them.

Sarah Murray – age 15

It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk

Lovereading 4 schools