This groundbreaking work was the first of its type to present the entire history of the African continent. The collection sheds light on the pre-colonial era and interweaves Africa’s destiny with the rest of humanity’s, examining its interaction with other continents and the role of Africans in the dialogue between civilizations. Published in eight volumes (Hardback edition).
This last volume covers a crucial period in African History, when the newly independant African countries emerging in the 1930s and 1940s underwent drastic political, economic, religious and social changes. Through thirty substancial chapters, readers will discover the main aspects of the ideals, expectations ans struggles that forges the history of contemporary Africa.