The African Middle Ages, 1400-1800
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African Middle Ages, 1400-1800 by Roland Oliver
Book DescriptionThe African Middle Ages covers the period of African history from 1400 to 1800. During this period Africa was influenced by external forces as the Islamic states of the north extended their sway and as maritime trade with Europe and Asia increased. The notorious slave-trade created the black population of North and South America, the Caribbean and the Indian Ocean islands. The authors, however, emphasize the extent to which Africans dealt with outsiders on equal terms. The peoples of Africa were coalescing into tribal states rather like those of early medieval Europe. These states were often capable of providing a high degree of law and order, of exploiting resources and organising trade; of redistributing the products of local industries, and of defending themselves against outside attack. Though eventually subordinated by the colonial conquests of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the tribal states of pre-colonial Africa continue to exert a powerful residual influence upon the post-colonial states of modern Africa.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521298940
(216mm x 140mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 31-Mar-1981
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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The fifth revised edition of this well-known introductory text-book on Africa.
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In the Realms of Gold, Paperback (November 1997)» View all books by Roland Oliver
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