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The Resource Africa : a biography of the continent, John Reader

Africa : a biography of the continent, John Reader

Label
Africa : a biography of the continent
Title
Africa
Title remainder
a biography of the continent
Statement of responsibility
John Reader
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A history of Africa, following the development of the continent from its earliest manifestations to the late twentieth century; identifying the physical processes which have determined the course of progress; and, where relevant, defining the ecological context in which those processes occurred
Summary
A history of Africa from the dawn of human history to the end of apartheid charts the rise and fall of its civilizations, its complex history of slavery, its struggle with colonialism, and its great diversity
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1998.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1998
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156620
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
960
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT20
LC item number
.R43 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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a biography of the continent
Label
Africa : a biography of the continent, John Reader
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain by Hamish Hamilton Ltd, London, in 1997"--P
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 745-783) and index
Control code
82022
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xii, 801 p.
Isbn
9780679409793
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
97036892
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm37527649
  • (OCoLC)37527649
Label
Africa : a biography of the continent, John Reader
Link
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain by Hamish Hamilton Ltd, London, in 1997"--P
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 745-783) and index
Control code
82022
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xii, 801 p.
Isbn
9780679409793
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
97036892
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm37527649
  • (OCoLC)37527649

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