Encyclopedia of African History 3-Volume Set: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Encyclopedia of African History 3-Volume Set

1st Edition

Edited by Kevin Shillington


1,912 pages | 195 B/W Illus.

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pub: 2004-11-22
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Covering the entire continent from Morocco, Libya, and Egypt in the north to the Cape of Good Hope in the south, and the surrounding islands from Cape Verde in the west to Madagascar, Mauritius, and Seychelles in the east, the Encyclopedia of African History is a new A-Z reference resource on the history of the entire African continent. With entries ranging from the earliest evolution of human beings in Africa to the beginning of the twenty-first century, this comprehensive three volume Encyclopedia is the first reference of this scale and scope. Also includes 99 maps.


"Simply put, this is an essential reference resource for students of African historyHighly recommended for both academic and public libraries." -- Library Journal

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General