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A History of West Africa
Contributor(s): Adebayo, Akanmu

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ISBN: 1138575526     ISBN-13: 9781138575523
Publisher: Routledge
OUR PRICE: $49.35  

Binding Type: Paperback
Published: January 2021
This item may be ordered no more than 25 days prior to its publication date of January 3, 2021
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This textbook provides students with a comprehensive and engaging narrative of the history of West Africa from the earliest times to the present. Based on several decades of research and teaching on Africa, the book exposes students and readers to a more balanced history of West Africa. The content follows historical transformations in the region from the early history of animal and plant domestication to the creation and dispersal of various cultures.

Adopting the vision of history as a record of significant events enacted in the past by human beings as members of societies, the book presents activities, challenges, and successes of West African peoples as they settled and lived their lives, interacted with each other and with the outside world, and transformed their environments.

The key benefits of this text are:

    • Chapters are organized around particular events and themes, and arranged to help students make connections between the topics.
    • Guides to Resources and Further reading provide help for students and tips to faculty for supplementing their lessons.
    • Primary sources, definitions of terms and glossary of non-English terms, and short biographical sketches are provided in textbooks throughout the text.

A history of West Africa is essential reading for courses on West African History and African History more generally


Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- History | Africa | West
Dewey: 966
Book type: Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 9.68" H x 6.85" W x " 256 pages
 
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Contributor Bio(s):

Dr. Akanmu Adebayo is Professor of History at Kennesaw State University, USA.  


 
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