Author: John Reader
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141926937
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Reader tells the extraordinary story of humankind's adaptation to the ferocious obstacles of forest, river and desert, and to the threat of debilitating parasites, bacteria and viruses unmatched elsewhere in the world.


Author: John Iliffe
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139464246
Size: 32.74 MB
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Africans: The History of a Continent is thus a single story binding living Africans to their earliest human ancestors.

The State Of Africa

Author: Martin Meredith
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0857203894
Size: 18.62 MB
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Authoritative, provocative and consistently fascinating, this is a major book on one of the most important issues facing the West today.


Author: John Reader
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
ISBN: 9780871138989
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In this sweeping exploration of what the city is and has been, The Anatomy of the City is fit to stand alongside Lewis Mumford's 1962 classic The City in History. "From the Hardcover edition.

Africa Crude Continent

Author: Duncan Clarke
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 184765455X
Size: 63.89 MB
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Here it is the validity and explanatory power of models of interpretation that are
important, rather than simply good history and stories depicting an epoch. What is
required is an analytical framework portraying Africa's modern evolution and
underlying fundamental system, not just a laundry list of past problems, even
though these might inform its future. In this search we will consider many
viewpoints. Let us start at the beginning of this continent's history. John Reader's
Africa: A ...


Author: John Reader
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300153996
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The potato--humble, lumpy, bland, familiar--is a decidedly unglamorous staple of the dinner table. Or is it? John Reader's narrative on the role of the potato in world history suggests we may be underestimating this remarkable tuber.


Author: J.M. Coetzee
Publisher: Can Yayınları
ISBN: 9750720822
Size: 35.80 MB
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