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  • Acknowledgements
    List of Maps
    List of Illustrations
    Preface
    Introduction
    Early Prehistory of Africa
    Later Prehistory: Farming and Pastoralism in Tropical Africa and Ancient Egypt
    The Impact of Iron in North and West Africa
    The Early Iron Age in Central, Eastern and Southern Africa
    North and North-Eastern Africa to 1000 CE
    Trans-Saharan Trade and the Kingdom of Ancient Ghana
    Islam and the Sudanic States of West Africa
    Eastern Africa to the Sixteenth Century
    Trading Towns of the East African Coast to the Sixteenth Century
    Later Iron Age States and Societies of Central and Southern Africa to 1600
    North and North-East Africa to the Eighteenth Century
    The Atlantic Slave Trade, Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries
    West African States and Societies, to the Eighteenth Century
    Central and Eastern Africa to the Eighteenth Century
    Southern Africa to the Eighteenth Century
    West Africa in the Nineteenth Century and the Ending of the Slave Trade
    Central and East Africa in the Nineteenth Century
    Pre-Industrial Southern Africa in the Nineteenth Century
    North and North-East Africa in the Nineteenth Century
    Prelude to Empire in Tropical Africa
    The European 'Scramble', Colonial Conquest and African Resistance in East, North-Central and West Africa
    Industrialisation, Colonial Conquest and African Resistance in South-Central and Southern Africa
    Consolidation of Empire: the Early Period of Colonial Rule
    Africa Between the Wars: the High Tide of Colonial Rule
    The Second World War and Africa
    The Winning of Independence (1)
    The Winning of Independence (2)
    The Winning of Independence (3)
    Africa since Independence (1)
    Africa since Independence (2)
    Contemporary Africa (1)
    Contemporary Africa (2)
    Suggestions for Further Reading
    Index



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    In 1964, UNESCO launched the elaboration of the General History of Africa with a view to remedy the general ignorance on Africa’s history. The challenge consisted of reconstructing Africa’s history, freeing it from racial prejudices ensuing from slave trade and colonization, and promoting an African perspective.

    Early prehistory of Africa
    1
    the development and spread of farming and
    14
    The impact of iron in northeast and west Africa
    36
    The Early Iron Age and Bantu migrations
    49
    North and northeastern Africa to 1000 AD
    62
    TransSaharan trade and the Kingdom of Ancient Ghana
    78
    Islam and the Sudanic states of west Africa
    90
    Eastern Africa to the sixteenth century
    107

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    Searchable Map and Satellite View of the City of Pretoria (capital city)

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    Political Map of South Africa

    South Africa Country Profile
    South Africa in numbers
    Key statistic figures South Africa.

    Map of Africa
    Google Earth Map of Africa 

    External Links:

    Wikipedia: History of South Africa
    Wikipedia article about the History of South Africa.
     

    The result was the elaboration of the General History of Africa into (Phase I of the project). This huge task, completed in 1999, had a great impact in Africa and, beyond, within the scientific and academic circles and is considered as a major contribution to the knowledge of Africa’s history and historiography.

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Separated by the 'sea of sand', the Sahara, and have been linked by fluctuating trans-Saharan trade routes. Phoenician, Greek and Roman histories of North Africa can be followed in entries for the and for its individual provinces in the , such as Mauretania, Africa, Tripolitania, Cyrenaica, Aegyptus, and so on.