Africa in World History

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  1. Converging on Cannibals
    In Converging on Cannibals, Jared Staller demonstrates that one of the most terrifying discourses used during the era of transatlantic slaving—cannibalism—was coproduced by Europeans and Africans. When these people from vastly... Learn More
    Published: 2nd July 2019
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  2. Making Money
    A new era in world history began when Atlantic maritime trade among Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas opened up in the fifteenth century, setting the stage for massive economic and cultural change.... Learn More
    Published: 16th October 2017
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  3. The Story of Swahili
    Swahili was once an obscure dialect of an East African Bantu language. Today more than one hundred million people use it: Swahili is to eastern and central Africa what English is to the world.... Learn More
    Published: 15th July 2015
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  4. The Boy Is Gone
    A story with the power to change how people view the last years of colonialism in East Africa, The Boy Is Gone portrays the struggle for Kenyan independence in the words of a freedom fighter whose life spanned the twentieth century's... Learn More
    Published: 8th June 2015
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  5. Stones of Contention
    Stones of Contention explores the major developments in the remarkable history of Africa’s diamonds, from the earliest stirrings of international interest in the continent’s mineral wealth in the first millennium A.D. to the... Learn More
    Published: 24th June 2014
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  6. African Soccerscapes
    From Accra and Algiers to Zanzibar and Zululand, Africans have wrested control of soccer from the hands of Europeans, and through the rise of different playing styles, the rituals of spectatorship, and the presence of magicians... Learn More
    Published: 14th February 2010
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  7. Stirring the Pot
    Africa\u2019s art of cooking is a key part of its history. All too often Africa is associated with famine, but in Stirring the Pot, James C. McCann describes how the ingredients, the practices, and the varied tastes of African... Learn More
    Published: 30th November 2009
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