The African Experience: From Olduvai Gorge To The 21st Century, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The African Experience

From Olduvai Gorge To The 21st Century, 1st Edition

By Roland Oliver

Routledge

0 pages

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Paperback: 9780813390420
pub: 2000-07-31
SAVE ~$10.79
$53.95
$43.16
x
Hardback: 9780367318253
pub: 2019-07-31
SAVE ~$29.99
$149.95
$119.96
x
eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429496875
pub: 2018-03-05
from $26.98


FREE Standard Shipping!

Description

This masterpiece of scholarship and compression, the second edition of The African Experience, covers the entire span of human history across the African continent, from the earliest emergence of hominids in eastern and southern Africa up to the present day. Drawing on more than forty years of teaching and research, Professor Oliver arranges the bo

Table of Contents

Preface -- Eden -- Eden Outgrown -- The Fruits of the Earth -- The Bricks of Babel -- The Flesh-Pots of Egypt -- The Men of Iron -- Peoples of the Book -- Cities of the Plain -- Pastures Green -- Masters and Slaves -- The Swelling Caravans -- Pomp and Power -- Strangers at the Gates -- The Drawing of the Map -- The New Taskmasters -- The Things of God -- The Fullness of Time -- The Birth of Nations -- The Slippery Slope -- Full Exposure -- The Past and the Present

About the Author

Roland Oliver

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL053000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / African
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies