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African kingdoms

Basil Davidson

African kingdoms

by Basil Davidson

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Published by Time-Life International in [Amsterdam] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed. 1969.

Statementby Basil Davidson and the editors of Time-Life books.
SeriesGreat ages of man
ContributionsTime-Life Books.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21109303M
ISBN 100900658339

Get this from a library! African kingdoms. [Basil Davidson; Time-Life Books.] -- Volume 20 Includes Chronological Chart of African Civilizations. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Davidson, Basil, African kingdoms. New York, Time-Life Books [, ©] (OCoLC) The history of Africa begins with the emergence of hominids, archaic humans and—at least , years ago—anatomically modern humans (Homo sapiens), in East Africa, and continues unbroken into the present as a patchwork of diverse and politically developing nation earliest known recorded history arose in Ancient Egypt, and later in Nubia, the Sahel, the Maghreb and the Horn of.

This is a short history of Africa excluding Egypt, Ethiopia and (Dutch and British) South Africa, which are the subjects of separate histories. Some of the history of these countries, however, is naturally mentioned in this history of the rest of Africa - but is kept to the minimum needed to make the rest comprehensible. A kingdom that arose near the Niger River delta in the 's and became a major West African state in the 's. Hausa A West African people who lived in several city-states in what is now northern Nigeria.


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