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  1. The History of Africa

    The Quest for Eternal Harmony

    By Molefi Kete Asante

    There is a paradox about Africa: it remains a subject that attracts considerable attention yet rarely is there a full appreciation of its complexity. African historiography has typically consisted of writing Africa for Europe—instead of writing Africa for itself, as itself, from its own...

    Published October 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Rise of British West Africa

    By Claude George

    First Published in 1967. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Among the Wild Ngoni

    By W.A.L. Elmslie

    In 1875 the Livingstonia Mission landed on the west shore of Lake Nyasa. The first advance of the missionaries into Ngoniland was in 1878, and this 1899 work describes the enforced setting up of the mission among the Ngoni people, warriors of the Zulu race....

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Native Tribes of South West Africa

    By L. Fourie, C.H. Hahn, V. Vedder

    This text includes short sketches of each of the principal tribes of South-West Africa, showing their state of development, their mode of living and how they differ from each other....

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Narrative Expedition Inter Afric

    By the River Niger in the Steam Vessels Quorra and Alburkah in 1832/33/34

    By MacGregor Laird, R.A.K. Oldfield

    First Published in 1971. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Mission from Cape Coast Castle to Ashantee (1819)

    By T.E. Bowdich

    First Published in 1966. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Woman S Mysteries of a Primit Cb

    The Ibibios of South Nigeria

    By D.A. Talbot

    First Published in 1968. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Travels Through Central Africa to Timbuctoo and Across the Great Desert to Morocco, 1824-28

    to Morocco, 1824-28

    By Rene Caillie

    Rene Caillie was the first European who penetrated to Timbuctoo and returned to communicate the information he had collected. This account was first published in 1830, and records observations of a journey of 4500 miles, of which 3000 were hitherto unknown to Europeans....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Dahomey and the Dahomans

    Being the Journals of Two Missions to the King of Dahomey and Residence at His Capital in the Years 1849 and 1850

    By Fredrick E. Forbes

    According to Forbes the object of these Journals is "to illustrate the dreadful slave hunts and savages, the annihilations and exterminations consequent on this trade", with the aim of encouraging the British public in its efforts to end slavery....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Life, Wanderings and Labours in Eastern Africa

    With an Account of the First Successful Ascent of the Equatorial Snow Mountain, Kilima Njaro and Remarks Upon East African Slavery

    By Charles New

    A history of East Africa and its people, 20 years before the main period of European penetration....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge