Examines the history of East-Central Africa from 1880 to the early years of the twenty-first century, discussing the natural beauty of the region, and tracing the origins of the civil wars that have erupted since the end of European colonial rule.
Traces the history of five modern African nations, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and the island of Madagascar, from 1880 to the present, describing the different paths each nation took to freedom during the early and mid-twentieth century.
Provides information about the history, geography and natural resources, government, economy, people, culture, and cities of Sudan and South Sudan, and includes a calendar of festivals, recipes, and other reference materials.
Discusses the time period from 1783-1914, covering various empires, religions, cultural movements, developments, political alliances, and civilizations around the world, with detailed maps depicting expansion, migration, populations, and more.
Examines the impact the British empire had on world government, economy, and culture from the seventeenth century to the mid-twentieth century, and explains why the empire's dominance subsided in the last half of the twentieth century.
he 'Scramble for Africa' – the artificial drawing of African political boundaries among European powers in the end of the 19th century – led to the partitioning of several ethnicities across newly created African states.