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: 71.48 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
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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: Random House
ISBN: 009928426X
Size: 27.69 MB
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The book is a sweeping exploration of what the city is and has been, fit to stand alongside Lewis Mumford's 1962 classic The City in History.


Author: John Reader
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300153996
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The potato--humble, lumpy, bland, familiar--is a decidedly unglamorous staple of the dinner table. Or is it? John Reader's narrative on the role of the potato in world history suggests we may be underestimating this remarkable tuber.

Africa Crude Continent

Author: Duncan Clarke
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 184765455X
Size: 72.90 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: 16.97 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


Author: J.M. Coetzee
Publisher: Can Yayınları
ISBN: 9750720822
Size: 24.76 MB
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