A History of Modern Africa: 1800 to the Present - eBook
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Publication Date: 2011
Series: Blackwell Concise History of the Modern World
- Adopts a long-term approach to current issues, stressing theimportance of nineteenth-century and deeper indigenous dynamics inexplaining Africa's later twentieth-century challenges
- Places a greater focus on African agency, especially during thecolonial encounter
- Includes more in-depth coverage of non-Anglophone Africa
- Offers expanded coverage of the post-colonial era to takeaccount of recent developments, including the conflict in Darfurand the political unrest of 2011 in Egypt, Tunisia, and Libya
Richard Reid is Reader in the History of Africa at theSchool of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He isthe author of Political Power in Pre-Colonial Buganda: Economy,Society and Warfare in the Nineteenth Century (2002), War inPre-Colonial Eastern Africa (2007), and Frontiers ofViolence in Northeast Africa (2011), as well as numerousarticles on the nineteenth- and twentieth-century history of eastand northeast Africa.