The Penguin Atlas of African History download free [PDF and Ebook] by Colin Mcevedy

The Penguin Atlas of African History download free [PDF and Ebook] by Colin Mcevedy year 1996
  • Book name: The Penguin Atlas of African History
  • Author: Colin Mcevedy
  • Release date: 1996/4/27
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Reference
  • ISBN: 9780140513219
  • Rating: 8.81 of 10
  • Votes: 624
  • Review by: Benjamin Wilkerson
  • Review rating: 9.18 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/10
  • Total pages: 144
  • Includes a PDF summary of 12 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: This invaluable reference work provides an account of the development of African society from 175 million years ago, through the first appearance of humans to the complex polity of the twentieth century. Colin McEvedy tracks the development of modern man, the differentiation and spread of languages, the first crossings of the Sahara, the exploration of the Niger, and the search for the 'fountains of the Nile'. Gold and ivory lure traders from far away; Christendom and Islam compete for African attention. Names from the distant past become nation-states with aspirations appropriate to the modern world. With sixty maps and a clear, concise text, this synthesis is especially useful to African studies and history teachers, but is also a fascinating guide for the general reader.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 8H16M47S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Geographical Maps (specialist), African History, World Atlases / World Maps, Classical History / Classical Civilisation, Historical Geography
  • Available formats: MOBI, WORD, EPUB, FB2, DOC, PDF, TXT, PPTX. Compressed in TAR.Z, AZW, RAR, JAR, IMG, ZIP, TBZ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 15.34 USD
  • Dimensions: 153x209x8mm
  • Weight: 252g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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