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A history of African exploration

by David Mountfield

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Published by Hamlyn in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Africa -- Discovery and exploration.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] David Mountfield.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT3 .M63
      The Physical Object
      Pagination160 p. :
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4596497M
      ISBN 100600011313
      LC Control Number77359069

        The Age of Exploration ended in the early 17th century after technological advancements and increased knowledge of the world allowed Europeans to travel easily across the globe by sea. The creation of permanent settlements and colonies created a network of communication and trade, therefore ending the need to search for new : Amanda Briney. Livingstone recorded his accomplishments modestly but effectively in his Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa (), which quickly sold more t copies and took its place in publishing history as well as in that of exploration and missionary endeavour. Honours flowed in upon him.

      The Exploring Africa! curriculum is divided into units, modules, and learning activities. Each unit covers a major topic or theme in the study of Africa, which is then divided into thematic, disciplinary, regional, or country modules. Each module is comprised of learning activities, which are each aligned to the Common Core State Standards. things that you did not know about Africa 1. The human race is of African origin. The oldest known skeletal remains of anatomically modern humans (or homo sapiens sapiens) were excavated at sites in East Africa. Human remains were discovered at Omo in Ethiopia that were dated at , years old, the oldest known [ ].

        It began with the Vikings’ brief stint in Newfoundland circa A.D. and continued through England’s colonization of the Atlantic coast in the 17th century, which laid the foundation for the.   Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs () – Arguably the most famous of all African adventures, this novel went on to spawn twenty-five sequels, numerous films, and even an Oscar-winning song. The story is well known: Lord and Lady Greystoke die in the jungles of central Africa, leaving their only son to be raised by gorillas.


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This comprehensive and detailed exploration of the African past, from prehistory to approximatelyis intended to provide a fully up-to-date complement to the Cambridge History of Africa.1/5(1).

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Livingstone's first book, Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa, s copies and caused a sensation in Yet his popularity had waned in the s after his unsuccessful Author: Guardian Staff. The exploration of Africa by the British is a story that has been told time and again, often in tiresome detail.

A history of African exploration book have shelves full of biographies of famous explorers like David Livingstone and Henry Morton Stanley, along with countless other books on the tales of adventure invariably end in the hero’s triumphant return to "civilization" or brave death in "darkest Africa".

First footsteps in East Africa or, An Exploration of Harar made by Lieut. Wood, Sir. Burnes’s companion in his Lahore and Afghan missions, is a page of history which may not be opened to us again in our own times; while in Lieut.

Carless’s drafts of the channels of the Indus, we trace those designs, that the sword of Sir Charles. Explore our list of West African History Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. African-American Exploration in West Africa.

In the s, as America waged civil war, several thousand African Americans sought greater freedom by emigrating to the fledgling nation of Liberia. A brief West. For primary sources, try Mungo Park, Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed in the Years, and (London, ).

Check out Thornton and Heywood, Africa and Africans in the Making of the Atlantic World for a historical work that speaks to the experience of Africans rather than just European explorers. There are a lot of other good reprints put out by. April 1: Collected Poems by Gabriel Okara (Nebraska University Press) Along with publishing a first book by an emerging new African poet each year, the Africa Book Fund has also committed to publishing a collected edition of “a major living African poet” each year, and this year it is Gabriel Okara, the only person who could ever be called both “the elder statesman of Author: Aaron Bady.

Discover librarian-selected research resources on Colonization of Africa from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. Home» Browse» History» African History» Colonization of Africa.

Chapter 9. Portuguese Exploration and Colonisation. Soon after the capture of Ceuta in the Portuguese, under an organisation set up by Prince Henry (the Navigator),became the pioneers in European exploration to the western coasts of Africa and the search for a sea route round Africa to the East.

The period of European domination of Africa began in the 15th cent. with Portuguese exploration of the coasts of Africa in an attempt to establish a safe route to India and to tap the lucrative gold trade of Sudan and the east coast trade in gold, slaves, and ivory conducted for centuries by Arabs and Swahili.

The history of Africa begins with the emergence of hominids, archaic humans and—at leastyears ago—anatomically modern humans (Homo sapiens), in East Africa, and continues unbroken into the present as a patchwork of diverse and politically developing nation states.

Western history books make a lot out of Vasco da Gama, the 15th and 16th century Portuguese explorer, being the first international trader to open up East Africa. He arrived in on an expedition to find a sea route to Asia, and as we all know, his trip opened up more than years of colonial domination by European maritime powers.

The early history of blacks in the Americas Africans assisted the Spanish and the Portuguese during their early exploration of the Americas.

In the 16th century some black explorers settled in the Mississippi valley and in the areas that became South Carolina and New Mexico. Heterosexual Africa. The History of an Idea from the Age of Exploration to the Age of AIDS builds from Marc Epprecht’s previous book, Hungochani (which focuses explicitly on same-sex desire in southern Africa), to explore the historical processes by which a singular, heterosexual identity for Africa was constructed—by anthropologists, ethnopsychologists, colonial officials, African.

African Americans have at various times in United States history been referred to as African, colored, Negro, Afro-American, and black, as well as African American.

Exactly what portion of the African American population is of solely African ancestry is not known. Over the past and more years in the United States, considerable racial.Negroland; or, Light thrown upon the Dark continent.

The history of African exploration and adventure as given in the leading authorities from Herodotus to the latest explorers, including Livingston, Speke, Baker. Stanley, Johnston, & others. By Charles H.

Jones. With additions by Prof. H. L. Williams. With numerous illustrations () (Reprint) by Jones, Charles H.

and a .Chapter 7: Early African Civilizations (42MB) Chapter 8: The Asian World (86MB) Chapter 9: Emerging Europe and the Byzantine Empire (44MB) Chapter Europe in the Middle Ages (85MB) Chapter The Americas (40MB) Chapter Renaissance and Reformation (75MB) Chapter The Age of Exploration (59MB).