History of the African People

by Robert W. July

Publisher: Faber and Faber

Written in English
Cover of: History of the African People | Robert W. July
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Open LibraryOL10640105M
ISBN 10057109127X
ISBN 109780571091270

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A History of the African People, 5/E surveys Africa's history from its earliest beginnings to the present day, exploring themes that cut across time and place to furnish their own unity and consistency: the migrations of peoples, the power of religion, the enduring impact of Africa's climate, and Africa's relationship with the wider world that is, the invasion of foreign peoples, ideas, and institutions that Cited by:   A History of the African People book of the African People.

The fifth edition of Robert July's critically acclaimed work continues the tradition of excellence established in previous editions, providing a comprehensive history that both illuminates and clarifies events past and present/5(1). A History of the African American People: The History, Traditions, and Culture of African Americans (African American Life Series): Horton, James Oliver, Horton, Lois E., Carson, Clayborne, Littlefield, Daniel C., Blight, David W., Nash, Gary B., Berlin, Ira, Horton, James Oliver, Grossman, James R., Trotter Jr., Joe William, Harris, Leslie M., Horton, Lois E., Wilkins, Roger: 4/5(1).

The African American People is the first history of the African American people to take a global look at the role African Americans have played in the world. Author Molefi Kete Asante synthesizes the familiar tale of history’s effect on the African people who found themselves forcibly part of the United States with a new look at how African Americans in later generations impacted the rest of the by: 4.

In their long history, African Americans have created a rich, complex, and highly diverse culture. A History of the African American People makes available more than a generation of scholarship written by some of the most distinguished historians in America.4/5.

A short but very instructive book about african history from early civilisation to slavery and after. I guess i can say that it is a summary of african history. I highly recommend it for anyone that want to get some knowledge about africa but does not want to read 50 books.

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Africa and its history has been a mystery to me until I read this book. The book is well organized by time line and geographical clusters of this vast rich continent.

This book is a good read for people that want to understand the active history of Africa, its people, and the outside world interference in /5(43).

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Ninety years after W.E.B. Du Bois first articulated the need for "the equivalent of a black Encyclopedia Britannica," Kwame Anthony Appiah and Henry Louis Gates Jr., realized his vision by publishing Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience in This new, greatly expanded edition of the original work broadens the foundation provided by Africana.

African History and Culture. Africa is the birthplace of humankind and knowing its history is essential for understanding the global society that's grown around it.

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There is no way to go directly to the history of African-Americans without taking a broader view of African world history. In his book, Tom-Tom, the writer John W. Vandercook makes this meaningful statement: A .