During the 20th century the centre of the world shifted. The dramatic alterations in political power have corrected the vision of a European-centered world. Where the centres of European culture flourished, decayed and sprouted in turn, empires in Africa rose, ruled, resisted and succumbed. Much of Africa's past has now been excavated from ignorance and error, revealing a rich and previously little known human heritage.
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Fully revised and updated, this edition contains a one-volume study of African history, from prehistoric times to the present day. The aim of the authors has been to provide an understanding of the many forces which have shaped the diversified cultures of this continent.Product Description:
A Short History of Africa
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1962. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 5th. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140410023