Africa and Africans
This new edition addresses traditional Africa as the tradition influences Africa. At the same time, it addresses Africa's place in an emerging global culture. This is a classic survey of Africa--from the earliest past down to the rapidly changing present.
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Africa in 1985 Frontispiece
The Myth and the Fact
The African Continent
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African art African culture African history African religion African societies agriculture American Arabic areas artists Bantu Bantu languages became began British called Christian civilization coast colonial period Congo conquest continent created crops decades desert dominant early East economic Egypt eighteenth century Ethiopia Europe European export fact farming forest French frontier Fulbe Futa Toro Ghana gold Hausa human important independence Indian Ocean iron Islam kingdom kinship groups labor Lake Chad land language lineage market places market principle Mfecane military modern moved Muslim myth Negro Nigeria nineteenth century nomadic organization pattern percent political polygyny population Portuguese present-day problem production race racial regions religious revolution ritual Sahara savanna secondary empire sedentary Senegal slave trade social South Africa southern spread stateless societies sub-Saharan Africa sudan territory tion traditional tropical West Africa western sudan Zaire Zimbabwe