Africa: A Short History

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Markus Wiener Publishers, 2006 - History - 250 pages
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Providing an overview of African history without getting bogged down in details and data, this book offers an account of the African past, its peoples, and their institutions. It is aimed at general readers who seek to gain an understanding of the major trends and developments.

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About the author (2006)

Robert O. Collins, emeritus professor of history at University of California, Santa Barbara, has written numerous books on the history of Africa, the Sudan, and the Nile. He has also worked as a professional river guide and has traversed most of the Nile.

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