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The Cambridge History of Africa

The Cambridge History of Africa
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Karl W. Butzer, H. B. S. Cooke, F. Clark Howell, Glynn Ll. Isaac, J. Desmond Clark, Philip E. L. Smith, D. W. Phillipson, B. G. Trigger, G. Camps, Jack R. Harlan, Barry J. Kemp, D. W. Phillipson, David O'Connor, J. D. Face, J. Desmond Clark, R. C. C. Law, P. L. Shinnie, Raymond Mauny, Roland Oliver, Brian M. Fagan, W. H. C. Frend, Michael Brett, Nehemia Levtzion, Ivan Hrbek, Taddesse Tamrat, H. Neville Chittick, H. J. Fisher, J. D. Fage, David Birmingham, Shula Marks, Richard Gray, P. M. Holt, Nehemia Levtzion, Walter Rodney, Richard Gray, Edward Alpers, Christopher Ehret, M. Abir, John E. Flint, P. M. Holt, Sven Rubenson, Douglas Johnson, M. Hiskett, Christopher Fyfe, J. F. Ade Ajayi, B. O. Oloruntimehin, A. C. Unomah, J. B. Webster, J. D. Omer-Cooper, Hubert Deschamps, John E. Flint, I. Geiss, Robin Hallett, A. E. Atmore, G. N. Sanderson, Jean Ganiage, Yves Person, J. D. Hargreaves, Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch, Jean Stengers, Allan K. Smith, Gervase Clarence Smith, Marcia Wright, G. N. Sanderson, John Lonsdale, Andrew Roberts, C. C. Wrigley, Richard Gray, C. C. Stewart, Michael Brett, Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch, J. Fremigacci, D. C. Dorward, B. Jewsiewicki, Andrew Roberts, W. G. Clarence-Smith, A. P. Walshe, John McCracken, Andrew Roberts, Richard Caulk, M. W. Daly, G. N. Sanderson, Michael Crowder, Billy J. Dudley, Ian Duffield, John Peel, Adebayo Adedeji, Francis Wilson, David Williams, Cherry Gertzel, Christopher Clapham, Hans-Heino Kopietz, Pamela Ann Smith, Clement Henry Moore, Ruth Schachter Morgenthau, Lucy Creevey Behrn, Bonar A. Gow, M. Crawford Young, Basil Davidson
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  • Date Published: November 1986
  • availability: Temporarily unavailable - available from October 2021
  • format: Multiple copy pack
  • isbn: 9780521334600

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  • This is the eight volume set of The Cambridge History of Africa.

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    • Date Published: November 1986
    • format: Multiple copy pack
    • isbn: 9780521334600
    • length: 7382 pages
    • dimensions: 315 x 236 x 225 mm
    • weight: 11.3kg
    • availability: Temporarily unavailable - available from October 2021
  • Table of Contents

    Volume 1: List of figures
    List of plates
    Preface
    1. The palaeo-ecology of the African continent: the physical environment of Africa from the earliest geological to Later Stone Age times Karl W. Butzer and H. B. S. Cooke
    2. Origins and evolution of African Hominidae F. Clark Howell
    3. The earliest archaeological traces Glynn Ll. Isaac
    4. The cultures of the Middle Palaeolithic/Middle Stone Age J. Desmond Clark
    5. The Late Palaeolithic and Epi-Paiaeolithic of northern Africa Philip E. L. Smith
    6. The Later Stone Age in sub-Saharan Africa D. W. Phillipson
    7. The rise of civilization in Egypt B. G. Trigger
    8. Beginnings of pastoralism and cultivation in north-west Africa and the Sahara: origins of the Berbers G. Camps
    9. The origins of indigenous African agriculture Jack R. Harlan
    10. Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom and Second Intermediate Period in Egypt Barry J. Kemp
    11. Early food production in sub-Saharan Africa D. W. Phillipson
    12. Egypt, 1552–664 BC David O'Connor
    Bibliographical essays
    Bibliography
    Index. Volume 2: Introduction J. D. Face
    1. The legacy of prehistory J. Desmond Clark
    2. North Africa in the period of Phoenician and Greek colonization R. C. C. Law
    3. North Africa in the Hellenistic and Roman periods R. C. C. Law
    4. The Nilotic Sudan and Ethiopia P. L. Shinnie
    5. Trans-Saharan contacts and the Iron Age in West Africa Raymond Mauny
    6. The emergence of Bantu Africa Roland Oliver and Brian M. Fagan
    7. The Christian period in Mediterranean Africa W. H. C. Frend
    8. The Arab conquest and the rise of Islam to North Africa Michael Brett
    9. Christian Nubia P. L. Shinnie
    10. The Fatimid revolution and its aftermath in North Africa Michael Brett
    11. The Sahara and the Sudan from the Arab conquest of the Maghrib to the rise of the Almoravids Nehemia Levtzion
    Bibliographical essays
    Bibliography
    Index. Volume 3: Introduction: some interregional themes Roland Oliver
    1. Egypt, Nubia, and the Eastern Deserts Ivan Hrbek
    2. Ethiopia, the Red Sea and the Horn Taddesse Tamrat
    3. The East Coast, Madagascar and the Indian Ocean H. Neville Chittick
    4. The eastern Maghrib and the central Sudan H. J. Fisher
    5. The western Maghrib and Sudan Nehemia Levtzion
    6. Upper and lower guinea J. D. Fage
    7. Central Africa from Cameroun to the Zambezi David Birmingham
    8. Southern Africa David Birmingham, and Shula Marks
    9. The East African interior Roland Oliver. Volume 4: List of maps
    Preface
    Acknowledgements
    Introduction Richard Gray
    1. Egypt, the Funj and Darfur P. M. Holt
    2. The central Sahara and Sudan H. J. Fisher
    3. North-West Africa: from the Maghrib to the fringes of the forest Nehemia Levtzion
    4. The Guinea Coast Walter Rodney
    5. Central Africa from Cameroun to the Zambezi David Birmingham
    6. Southern Africa and Madagascar Shula Marks and Richard Gray
    7. Eastern Africa Edward Alpers and Christopher Ehret
    8. Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa M. Abir
    9. Africa in Europe and the Americas Walter Rodney
    Bibliographical essays
    Bibliography
    Index. Volume 5: Introduction John E. Flint
    1. Egypt and the Nile valley P. M. Holt
    2. Ethiopia and the Horn Sven Rubenson
    3. The Maghrib Douglas Johnson
    4. The nineteenth-century jihads in West Africa M. Hiskett
    5. Freed slave colonies in West Africa Christopher Fyfe
    6. West Africa in the anti-slave trade era J. F. Ade Ajayi and B. O. Oloruntimehin
    7. The forest and the savanna of Central Africa David Birmingham
    8. East Africa: the expansion of commerce A. C. Unomah and J. B. Webster
    9. The Nguni outburst J. D. Omer-Cooper
    10. Colonial South Africa and its frontiers J. D. Omer-Cooper
    11. Tradition and change in Madagascar, 1790–1870 Hubert Deschamps
    12. Africans overseas, 1790–1870 John E. Flint and I. Geiss
    13. Changing European attitudes to Africa Robin Hallett
    Bibliographical essays
    Bibliography
    Index. Volume 6:
    1. Africa on the eve o

  • Editors

    J. Desmond Clark

    J. D. Fage

    Roland Oliver

    Richard Gray

    John E. Flint

    G. N. Sanderson

    Contributors

    Karl W. Butzer, H. B. S. Cooke, F. Clark Howell, Glynn Ll. Isaac, J. Desmond Clark, Philip E. L. Smith, D. W. Phillipson, B. G. Trigger, G. Camps, Jack R. Harlan, Barry J. Kemp, D. W. Phillipson, David O'Connor, J. D. Face, J. Desmond Clark, R. C. C. Law, P. L. Shinnie, Raymond Mauny, Roland Oliver, Brian M. Fagan, W. H. C. Frend, Michael Brett, Nehemia Levtzion, Ivan Hrbek, Taddesse Tamrat, H. Neville Chittick, H. J. Fisher, J. D. Fage, David Birmingham, Shula Marks, Richard Gray, P. M. Holt, Nehemia Levtzion, Walter Rodney, Richard Gray, Edward Alpers, Christopher Ehret, M. Abir, John E. Flint, P. M. Holt, Sven Rubenson, Douglas Johnson, M. Hiskett, Christopher Fyfe, J. F. Ade Ajayi, B. O. Oloruntimehin, A. C. Unomah, J. B. Webster, J. D. Omer-Cooper, Hubert Deschamps, John E. Flint, I. Geiss, Robin Hallett, A. E. Atmore, G. N. Sanderson, Jean Ganiage, Yves Person, J. D. Hargreaves, Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch, Jean Stengers, Allan K. Smith, Gervase Clarence Smith, Marcia Wright, G. N. Sanderson, John Lonsdale, Andrew Roberts, C. C. Wrigley, Richard Gray, C. C. Stewart, Michael Brett, Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch, J. Fremigacci, D. C. Dorward, B. Jewsiewicki, Andrew Roberts, W. G. Clarence-Smith, A. P. Walshe, John McCracken, Andrew Roberts, Richard Caulk, M. W. Daly, G. N. Sanderson, Michael Crowder, Billy J. Dudley, Ian Duffield, John Peel, Adebayo Adedeji, Francis Wilson, David Williams, Cherry Gertzel, Christopher Clapham, Hans-Heino Kopietz, Pamela Ann Smith, Clement Henry Moore, Ruth Schachter Morgenthau, Lucy Creevey Behrn, Bonar A. Gow, M. Crawford Young, Basil Davidson

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