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The Resource The history of Africa : the quest for eternal harmony, Molefi Kete Asante

The history of Africa : the quest for eternal harmony, Molefi Kete Asante

Label
The history of Africa : the quest for eternal harmony
Title
The history of Africa
Title remainder
the quest for eternal harmony
Statement of responsibility
Molefi Kete Asante
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1942-
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Asante, Molefi Kete
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Africa
  • Africa
Label
The history of Africa : the quest for eternal harmony, Molefi Kete Asante
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [377]-380) and index
Contents
pt. 1. The time of the awakening -- Africa and the origin of humanity -- pt. 2. The age of literacy -- Africa and the beginning of civilization -- The rise of Kemet/Egypt -- The elements of early African civilization -- Governance and the political stability of Kemet -- pt. 3. The moment of realization -- The emergence of the great river kingdoms -- pt. 4. The age of construction -- The spread of classical empires and kingdoms -- The Sudanic empires : historians and their narratives -- Generators of traditional and contemporary Africa -- Societies of secrets : farmers and metallurgists -- pt. 5. The time of chaos -- Arab and European missionaries, merchants, and mercenaries -- Resisting European and Arab slave traders -- pt. 6. The age of reconstruction -- Africa regains consciousness in a Pan-African explosion -- pt. 7. The time for consolidation -- Africa consolidates independence -- Toward a United States of Africa without compromise : creation of the African Union -- Chronology of African history -- Some African ethnic groups -- Major linguistic complexes
Control code
ocm70291948
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 397 p.
Isbn
9780415771399
Lccn
2006021528
Other control number
9780415771399
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
The history of Africa : the quest for eternal harmony, Molefi Kete Asante
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [377]-380) and index
Contents
pt. 1. The time of the awakening -- Africa and the origin of humanity -- pt. 2. The age of literacy -- Africa and the beginning of civilization -- The rise of Kemet/Egypt -- The elements of early African civilization -- Governance and the political stability of Kemet -- pt. 3. The moment of realization -- The emergence of the great river kingdoms -- pt. 4. The age of construction -- The spread of classical empires and kingdoms -- The Sudanic empires : historians and their narratives -- Generators of traditional and contemporary Africa -- Societies of secrets : farmers and metallurgists -- pt. 5. The time of chaos -- Arab and European missionaries, merchants, and mercenaries -- Resisting European and Arab slave traders -- pt. 6. The age of reconstruction -- Africa regains consciousness in a Pan-African explosion -- pt. 7. The time for consolidation -- Africa consolidates independence -- Toward a United States of Africa without compromise : creation of the African Union -- Chronology of African history -- Some African ethnic groups -- Major linguistic complexes
Control code
ocm70291948
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 397 p.
Isbn
9780415771399
Lccn
2006021528
Other control number
9780415771399
Other physical details
ill., maps

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