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An Introduction to the History of West Africa

Fage

An Introduction to the History of West Africa

by Fage

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World history,
  • Modern period, c 1500 onwards,
  • Education,
  • History - General History,
  • Africa,
  • Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / Arts & Humanities,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Arts & Humanities

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages251
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7731820M
    ISBN 100521095794
    ISBN 109780521095792

    The West African Transform Margin (WATM) is the new centre of oil exploration in Africa. Less is known about its experiences and more work is needed to unearth them. West Africa is west of an imagined north-south axis lying close to 10° east longitude. [1] The Atlantic Ocean forms the western and southern borders of the West African region. [1] The northern border is the Sahara Desert, with the Ranishanu Bend generally considered the northernmost part of the region. [2] The eastern border is less precise, with some placing it at the Benue Trough, and.

    e-books in History of Africa category The Last Boer War by H. Rider Haggard - Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., A non fiction book about the Boer War of Excellent first-hand history by an eye witness who also happened to be one of the leading authors of the late 19th century. The book first places Africa in the context of world history at the opening of the seventh century before examining the general impact of Islamic penetration; the continuing expansion of the Bantu-speaking peoples; and the growth of civilizations in the Sudanic zones of West Africa.

    A HISTORY OF WEST AFRICA Course Description The class focuses on the history of West Africa from the 5 th Century and the period of the great empires to independence. It is designed to give students an introduction to an area that has contributed substantially to the development of the New World. TheFile Size: 93KB. About this Item: Cambridge At The University Press The fourth edition of 'An Introduction to the History of West Africa', Small 8vo, xi, pp, Maps, Hardback with Dust Jacket both in .


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For the purposes of this book, West Africa can be said to be that part of Africa which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean in the west and south, by the Sahara desert in the north, and in the east by a line corresponding approximately to the present eastern boundary of the British colony of Nigeria.

This introductory book covers West Africa's history, social organization, and contemporary setting. It analyzes the many present-day problems facing West Africans such as the lack of development, dependency on economic relations with wealthy countries, poor governance, interference by the military in civilian affairs, corruption, and the lack of functioning democratic by: 5.

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