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A history of African societies to 1870

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Ethnology -- Africa., Africa -- History., Africa -- Social life and cus

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StatementElizabeth Isichei.
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LC ClassificationsGN645 .I84 1997
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Paginationviii, 578 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL762063M
ISBN 100521454441, 0521455995
LC Control Number97159218
OCLC/WorldCa36976708

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A history of African societies to by. Isichei, Elizabeth Allo. Publication date. Topics. Ethnology, Maatschappij, História da áfrica, História social. Publisher. Cambridge: Cambridge University : A History of African Societies to by Elizabeth Isichei ISBN ISBN Paperback; Cambridge, Uk: Cambridge University Press.

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A History of African Societies to Elizabeth Isichei, A History of African Societies to Cambridge University Press, Cambridge and New York. x + pp. Maps, tables,notes, bibliography, and index. $ (cloth), $ (paper). This is a well-balanced work that reflects the current status of African historical studies.

This comprehensive and detailed exploration of the African past, from prehistory to approximatelyis intended to provide a fully up-to-date complement to the Cambridge History of Africa.

Reflecting several emphases in recent scholarship, it focusses on the changing modes of production, on gender relations and on ecology, laying particular stress on viewing 'history from below'. This comprehensive and detailed exploration of the African past, from prehistory to approximatelyis intended to provide a fully up-to-date complement to the Cambridge History of Africa.

Reflecting several emphases in recent scholarship, it focusses on the changing modes of production, on gender relations and on ecology, laying particular stress on viewing 'history from below'.Reviews: 3. L a s t u p d a t e d: S e p t e m b e r 2 0 1 1 These were states or societies which existed in Africa before the coming of the Europeans.

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