Encyclopedia of African History and CultureBook - 2001
A reference on African history and culture divides Africa's history into three major eras: Ancient Africa, dealing with Africa up to approximately 450-500; African kingdoms, covering medieval Africa from the sixth century to the beginning of the 16th century, revealing the effects of Islam and the Arab invasions, as well as the flowering of some of Africa's greatest indigenous kingdoms; From conquest to colonization, continuing the story up until the beginnings of European exploration and colonization. Contains many b&w illustrations, timelines, maps, cross-references, and suggestions for further reading.
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, c2001
Branch Call Number: 960.03 P146e 2001
Characteristics: 3 v. : ill., maps ; 29 cm