By Emmanuel Kwaku Akyeampong
The contents of the booklet contain an creation and 13 chapters divided into 3 elements. every one bankruptcy presents an summary of present literature on significant issues, in addition to a quick record of urged interpreting, and breaks new floor throughout the incorporation of unique examine. the 1st a part of the ebook examines paths to a West African prior, together with views from archaeology, ecology and tradition, linguistics, and oral traditions. half probes setting, society, and company and old switch via essays at the slave alternate, social inequality, spiritual interplay, poverty, ailment, and urbanization. half 3 sheds gentle on modern West Africa in exploring how monetary and political advancements have formed non secular expression and identification in major ways.
Themes in West Africa’s History represents a number highbrow perspectives and interpretations from best students on West Africa’s background. it's going to entice university undergraduates, graduate scholars, and students within the approach it attracts on assorted disciplines and services to assemble key issues in West Africa's historical past, from prehistory to the present.
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