Africa by Jocelyn Murray


Africa by Jocelyn Murray

Africa, New Edition examines the history, culture, and geography of the African continent from past to present. The ancient kingdoms of Africa as well as the place the continent holds in the modern world are discussed in thorough detail. The first section explores the story of Africa prior to written records through the ancient Greek and Roman periods to the emergence of present-day African cultures and societies. The second section considers the individual countries that make up Africa today and presents a deeper examination of their histories. Topics covered throughout the book include the earliest humans, the slave trade, Christian missionaries in Africa, education and literacy, the Yoruba religion, Nigerian art, and mineral sources. Africa, New Edition is filled with mesmerizing visual elements such as special feature maps, charts, documents, works of art, and examples of physical evidence that offer students invaluable insights into this astounding continent.

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96 pages


Jocelyn Murray
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Publication date

15th March 2007



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