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Making of modern Africa

Making of modern Africa

the growth of African civilisation

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Published by Longmans in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby J.D. Omer-Cooper ... [et al.]. 1, The nineteenth century to the partition.
ContributionsOmer-Cooper, J. D.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21070360M

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  British historian and journalist Martin Meredith discussed his new book, "Diamonds, Gold, and War: The British, the Boers, and the Making of South Africa" as part of the Center for the Book's Books and Beyond author series. In his eighth book about Africa, Meredith draws on new research to describe the origins of modern day South Africa.   Dayo Olopade’s The Bright Continent: Breaking Rules and Making Change in Modern Africa begins with the litany of Africa’s failed governments but, remarkably, demonstrates how millions of.


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Examines the major issues in South Africa's history, from pre-colonial to present, including colonial conquest; the Cited by: Dayo Olopade is a fascinating tour guide on a trip through 17 African countries.

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Introduction. The Making of Contemporary Africa eamines the complex events in Sub- Saharan Africa since the eighteenth century, in the light of scholarly appraisal in recent years.

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