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History of West Africa

History of West Africa

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Published by Longman. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by J.F.A. Ajayi and Michael Crowder.
ContributionsAjayi, J. F. Ade 1929-, Crowder, Michael, 1934-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20080151M

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  The more history we piece together, the more solid our position becomes. Every source starting from 70 A.D. places Hebrews in Africa, and most sources after that place the Hebrews specifically on the West Coast of Africa before the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Please Take A Moment To Share. An excellent overview of West African history from the medieval era to colonial times: "A History of West Africa: ". “A fascinating exploration of .


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South West Africa, which had been administered by South Africa since under an old League of Nations mandate (South Africa's continued administration of the territory was declared illegal by the International Court of Justice in ), won its independence in as Namibia.

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