A History of Modern Africa : 1800 to the Present, Paperback


Updated and revised to emphasise long-term perspectives on current issues facing the continent, the new 2 nd Edition of A History of Modern Africa recounts the full breadth of Africa's political, economic, and social history over the past two centuries. * Adopts a long-term approach to current issues, stressing the importance of nineteenth-century and deeper indigenous dynamics in explaining Africa's later twentieth-century challenges * Places a greater focus on African agency, especially during the colonial encounter * Includes more in-depth coverage of non-Anglophone Africa * Offers expanded coverage of the post-colonial era to take account of recent developments, including the conflict in Darfur and the political unrest of 2011 in Egypt, Tunisia, and Libya


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 408 pages, Illustrations, maps
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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  • Category: African history
  • ISBN: 9780470658987



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