Topics in West African History

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Longman Group, 1986 - History - 202 pages
This new edition of Topics in West African History has been thoroughly revised and updated to meet the requirements of senior secondary and first year university students. This edition contains.-24 chapters cover the entire history of West Africa from the spread of Islam to the present day.-New maps illustrate the major themes of west African history.-Main political facts of Wet Africa since independence are summarized in an easy-to-remember table.

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The Sudanese States and Empires 1 The TransSaharan trade
Islam in West Africa
Ancient Ghana

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Prof Adu Boahen has been assisted in the preparation of this new edition by Prof J.F. Ade Ajayi, one of Nigeria's foremost historians, and by Michael Tidy who has a long experience of teaching African history in schools in Kenya and in Britain

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