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Africa encountered

European contacts and evidence, 1450-1700

by P. E. H. Hair

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Published by Variorum in Hampshire, Brookfield, Vt., USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
    • Subjects:
    • Languages in contact -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- History.,
    • Anthropological linguistics -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- History.,
    • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Colonization.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementP.E.H. Hair.
      SeriesCollected studies series ;, CS564, Collected studies ;, CS564.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsP130.52.A357 H35 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1009017M
      ISBN 100860786269
      LC Control Number96049015

      According to the "Out of Africa" model of human migration that is commonly included in textbooks the world over, some anatomically modern humans from Africa migrated in a single, rapid wave across.   Walter Mittelholzer, a Swiss aviator, took to the skies in the s and '30s capturing mesmorizing images across Africa, Iran and Syria.

        Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and   Chinua Achebe, father of modern African literature, has long argued that Joseph Conrad was a racist. Caryl Phillips, an admirer of both writers, disagrees. He .

      Major publishers in many parts of Africa are conspicuous by their reluctance to publish in indigenous African languages. Many of these publishers cite lack of readership in indigenous languages as a reason for this move which is frustrating efforts. This open access volume presents a comprehensive account of all aspects of biological invasions in South Africa, where research has been conducted over more than three decades, and where bold initiatives have been implemented in attempts to control invasions and to reduce their ecological, economic and social effects.


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Book Description. Professor Hair’s aim here has been to explore the European written record for the history of Africa south of the Sahara. This effectively began with the arrival of the Portuguese on the Guinea coast and many of these articles focus on Sierra Leone; others extend the enquiry to.

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