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West Africa covers an area of about one-fifth of the continent, or 6, sq km. The northern part of the region is a semi-arid terrain, south of the Sahara Desert.
The southern part is covered by savannahs. The total population of West Africa exceeds million. The most populous country is Nigeria with million inhabitants ().
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He wrote and co-wrote several books including Milestones in Nigerian History, A Thousand Years of West African History written with Ian Espie, Yoruba Warfare in the Nineteenth Century written with R. Smith, Imprints of West Africas past = book Missions in Nigeria The Making of a New Elite, and A Patriot to the Core.
These tales reflect the rich oral tradition of West African folklore. Playful and sly, they teem with talking animals and shape-shifting tricksters, with pacts and promises made and broken, and with impossible deeds done through chicanery and magic.
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STUDY. PLAY. What was the main reason to not live in the Sahara. It was too dry. What did people in different vegetation zones trade with each other. Each zone had different resources and crops. Africa and the West presents a fascinating array of primary sources to engage readers in the history of Africa's long and troubled relationship with the West.
Many of the sources have not previously appeared in print, or in books readily available to students. Volume 1 covers two major topics: the Atlantic slave trade and the European conquest.
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Portugal was the first European country to colonise Africa. It was also the last to leave, almost five centuries later. During the course of what Lisbon called its “civilizing mission in Africa” the Portuguese weathered numerous insurrections, but none as severe as the guerrilla war first launched in Angola in and two years later in Portuguese : £ Find History of West Africa Textbooks at up to 90% off.
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But historians have pieced together a broad understanding of the way the people of West Africa lived at the beginning of the Atlantic slave trade.
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The following is a special report written for the Britannica Book of the Year (events of ). It reflects on the state of postcolonial Africa 50 years after 17 African countries became independent.
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Africa’s political evolution points to a third liberation that most of the continent has yet to experience, one that will likely prove as important as the political freedoms earned over the past half century, or perhaps even more important: the liberation from political economies characterised by graft, crony capitalism, rent-seeking, elitism.
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