Vol. IV: Africa from the Twelfth to the Sixteenth Century

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Djibril Tamsir Niane, Unesco. International Scientific Committee for the Drafting of a General History of Africa
Heineman, 1984 - History - 751 pages
One of UNESCO's most important publishing projects in the last thirty years, the General History of Africa marks a major breakthrough in the recognition of Africa's cultural heritage. Offering an internal perspective of Africa, the eight-volume work provides a comprehensive approach to the history of ideas, civilizations, societies and institutions of African history. The volumes also discuss historical relationships among Africans as well as multilateral interactions with other cultures and continents.

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