Author: John Reader
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141926937
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Reader tells the extraordinary story of humankind's adaptation to the ferocious obstacles of forest, river and desert, and to the threat of debilitating parasites, bacteria and viruses unmatched elsewhere in the world.


Author: John Iliffe
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139464246
Size: 47.11 MB
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Africans: The History of a Continent is thus a single story binding living Africans to their earliest human ancestors.

The State Of Africa

Author: Martin Meredith
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0857203894
Size: 65.59 MB
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Authoritative, provocative and consistently fascinating, this is a major book on one of the most important issues facing the West today.


Author: John Reader
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
ISBN: 0802195733
Size: 75.33 MB
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In Cities, the acclaimed historian John Reader takes us on a journey of the city—from its earliest example in the Ancient Near East to today’s teeming centers of compressed existence, such as Mumbai and Tokyo.


Author: John Reader
ISBN: 9780300171457
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Verdict: Curiously little attention is paid to the tuber's contributions to the culinary and beverage landscape; the UK subtitle of this work, "The Potato in World History," provides a more accurate description of the focus of the text.

Africa Crude Continent

Author: Duncan Clarke
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 184765455X
Size: 74.34 MB
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Here it is the validity and explanatory power of models of interpretation that are
important, rather than simply good history and stories depicting an epoch. What is
required is an analytical framework portraying Africa's modern evolution and
underlying fundamental system, not just a laundry list of past problems, even
though these might inform its future. In this search we will consider many
viewpoints. Let us start at the beginning of this continent's history. John Reader's
Africa: A ...

Representing African Music

Author: Kofi Agawu
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317794060
Size: 60.39 MB
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Today, all of Africa is officially under indigenous rule, including the Republic of
South Africa, where a long-standing institutional and systematic racism delayed
the emergence of majority rule until 1994. The five hundred or so years in which
these events unfolded may not seem like a long time in the history of a continent
many millions of years old, a continent credited with the origins of human life. But
history is made not by time but by events, and it is in this sense that the European

Born On The Continent

Author: Getrude Matshe
Publisher: Createspace
ISBN: 9780473110208
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Getrude Ruwadzano Munyaradzi Matshe is a vibrant bundle of African energy whose drive, zest and passion for life inspires others.