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2 edition of An Atlas of African History found in the catalog.

An Atlas of African History

J.D. Fage

An Atlas of African History

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Published by Hodder Arnold .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maps, charts & atlases,
  • Africa,
  • Historical geography,
  • Maps

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7795197M
    ISBN 100713159642
    ISBN 109780713159646

    The accompanying text, typically, is mostly a running commentary on what the maps of a given atlas show. Many atlases also contain facts and history about certain places. Ancient African History In BC the Egyptian culture emerged along the lower reaches of the Nile River; it was among the earliest civilizations and their tools and weapons were made of bronze. Well, just let him try!

    In the pre-Jim Crow era this necessarily meant mingling with whites in hotels, transportation and leisure facilities. After much agonising about what just had to be included, we'd be interested to hear which histories of Africa you've read and especially which you would recommend. Contents Africa - the African slave trades and the beginnings of African slavery in the Americas-- the native-American slave trade, the Atlantic slave trade and the political changes in North America and the Caribbean-- free blacks, slaves and slavery in the new American Republic-- "the peculiar institution" and sectionalism in Antebellum America-- the Civil War, its impact on African Americans and the ending of slavery in the Western hemisphere-- reconstruction, the West and the black struggle against colonialism and American racism-- the rise of Jim Crow, World War I, the "Harlem renaissance" and the "great black migration" from the American south-- the growth of black political power in the North, the Great Depression and blacks during World War II-- African-Americans during the Cold War and the origins of the civil rights movement black power, black nationalism and the rise of the African-American counter culture-- African Americans and the "new world order". Even before the passage of the Civil Rights Act ofAfrican-American civil rights activism was having the effect of lessening racial segregation in public facilities. Blacks faced restrictions and exclusion throughout the United States: if not barred entirely from facilities, they could use them only at different times from whites or in usually inferior "colored sections". Coverage was good in the eastern United States and weak in Great Plains states such as North Dakotawhere there were few black residents.

    They were subjected to racial profiling by police departments " driving while black "sometimes seen as "uppity" or "too prosperous" just for the act of driving, which many whites regarded as a white prerogative. The Act was declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court of the United States inresulting in states and cities passing numerous segregation laws. White supremacists had long sought to restrict black mobility, and were uniformly hostile to black strangers. We feel like Vikings.


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An Atlas of African History book

But maybe you passed your high school U. With so many new families to feed, West Africa doubled the area covered by farms between and To accompany the digitizations, the NYPL Labs have developed an interactive visualization of the books' data to enable web users to plot their own road trips and see heat maps of listings.

Blacks faced restrictions and exclusion throughout the United States: if not barred entirely from facilities, they could use them only at different times from whites or in usually inferior "colored sections".

However, this meant detours and an abandonment of the spontaneity that for many was a key attraction of motoring. Jason Stearns picks up the story from the mids in Dancing in the Glory of Monsters. Well-to-do blacks arranged large group excursions for as many as 2, people at a time, for instance traveling by rail from New Orleans to resorts along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico.

Eisenhower responded by inviting Gbedemah to breakfast at the White House.

Colin McEvedy

Has anyone read Reclaiming African history by Jacques Delepchin? Search Atlas Overview Our global ecosystem is and has always been complex, dynamic, and in constant flux.

Meanwhile, the Egyptians continued to spread their culture across Northern Africa, and kingdoms were created in Ethiopia and Sudan. One online resource we've found useful is the BBC World Service's Story of Africawhich is at pains to redress the balance over who is telling the history - or histories - of the continent.

The Arabs' reach extended to Zanzibar, which was used as a base for voyages between the Middle East and India. Topography includes areas of rock-strewn plains, rolling sand dunes and numerous sand seas. By the end of the 19th century, from Algeria to Zimbabwe, and from Botswana to Niger, the continent was now all but controlled by European powers.

A black military officer, his wife, and a Jewish survivor of the Holocaust spend the night in the home just before the civil rights activist W. They were subjected to racial profiling by police departments " driving while black "sometimes seen as "uppity" or "too prosperous" just for the act of driving, which many whites regarded as a white prerogative.

They were arranged by state and subdivided by city, giving the name and address of each business. In these accounts, Atlas' father was Uranus and his mother was Gaia.

Encyclopedic Entry Vocabulary An atlas is a book or collection of maps. You needed the Green Book to tell you where you can go without having doors slammed in your face.

In this account Atlas is not a shepherd but a King.

Talk point: Histories of Africa

On the way, their car breaks down. One alternative, if it was available, was to arrange in advance to sleep at the homes of black friends in towns or cities along their route. The best-known method of commerce at the time was called the Triangular Trading System.

Africans were also driven by their passionate desire for independence and the movement for same became unstoppable.

The influence of scattered small groups of people on the global ecosystem would have been overwhelmed by the forces of natural systems Steffen and others, Clair Drake and Horace A. Let us know what you think. To address this problem, African-American writers produced a number of guides to provide travel advice.The Atlas of African-American History and Politics: From the Slave Trade to Modern Times by Arwin D.

Smallwood; Jeffrey M. Elliot and a great selection of related. Oct 15,  · The Penguin Atlas of African History: Revised Edition [Colin McEvedy] on sylvaindez.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This invaluable reference work provides an account of the development of African society from million years ago/5(10). Feb 01,  · There are tons of great ways to celebrate Black History Month — parades, movie marathons, trips to the museums — but for the book nerds it’s clearly another great excuse to Author: Crystal Paul.

Get this from a library! The atlas of African-American history and politics: from the slave trade to modern times. [Arwin D Smallwood; Jeffrey M Elliot].

On these pages you will find information on the Routledge list which covers African History, American History, British History, European History, Intellectual History, Legal History, Medieval HistoryPolitical History, Religious History, The Cold War and more in the subject of History. There is also information on books for students, series, and the latest news and events.

Names from the distant past become nation-states with aspirations appropriate to the modern world. With sixty maps and a clear, concise text, this synthesis is especially useful to African studies and history teachers, but is also a fascinating guide for the general reader.

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