Africa and the Africans in the Nineteenth Century

Editor/Author Coquery-Vidrovitch, Catherine
Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Routledge

Single-User Purchase Price: $158.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $237.00
ISBN: 978-0-7656-1696-8
Category: History - World history
Image Count: 18
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

"This detailed focus on 19th-century Africa emphasizes climate, demography, and sociopolitical and economic developments. Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates and above." -- Choice

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Table of Contents

  • Preface to the American Edition
  • Introduction
  • Note on the Transcription of Proper Nouns
  • 1. People and Their Environment: Africa's Climate and Demography
  • 2. Political and Warlike Islam: The Maghreb and West Africa Before the Colonial Conquest
  • 3. Political and Merchant Islam: East Africa
  • 4. Animism's Resistance—Openness and Introversion: Central-Western Africa
  • 5. The Meeting of Cultures: Southern Africa
  • 6. Colonial Intervention
  • 7. The Century's Innovations
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Chronology: Europeans in Africa
  • About the Author