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By John Iliffe

ISBN-10: 0521482356

ISBN-13: 9780521482356

ISBN-10: 1316648125

ISBN-13: 9781316648124

In an enormous and all-embracing research of Africa, from the origins of mankind to the current day, John Iliffe refocuses its heritage at the peopling of an environmentally antagonistic continent. Africans were pioneers suffering opposed to illness and nature, yet over the past century their inherited tradition has interacted with scientific growth to supply the main speedy inhabitants development the area has ever visible. This new version contains genetic and linguistic findings, throwing mild on early African historical past and summarises study that has remodeled the examine of the Atlantic slave alternate. It additionally examines the implications of a swiftly starting to be younger inhabitants, the hopeful yet doubtful democratisation and financial restoration of the early twenty-first century, the containment of the AIDS epidemic and the turmoil inside Islam that has produced the Arab Spring. Africans: The background of a Continent is therefore a unmarried tale binding sleek women and men to their earliest human ancestors.

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