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A History of Southern Africa

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 287
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Macmillan Essential Histories

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From early human civilisation to today, this book illuminates the history of southern Africa. Interweaving social, cultural and political history, archaeology, anthropology and environmentalism, Neil Parsons and Alois Mlambo...

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From early human civilisation to today, this book illuminates the history of southern Africa. Interweaving social, cultural and political history, archaeology, anthropology and environmentalism, Neil Parsons and Alois Mlambo provide an engaging account of the region’s varied past. Placing African voices and agency at centre stage rather than approaching the subject through a colonial lens, A History of Southern Africa provides an engrossing narrative of the region.

This textbook is ideal for both undergraduate and postgraduate students of History and African Studies, and will provide an essential grounding for those taking courses in the history of southern Africa. Its lively and accessible approach will appeal to anyone with an interest in global history. 

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  • Looks at African history through a non-colonial lens
  • Offers a broad insight into the development of the region
  • Covers social, economic and cultural developments as well as political events

Introduction
Middle & Later Stone Age
The Iron Age to c.1300
Later Iron Age Societies to c.1685
Early States & European Colonies, c.1600-c.1790
Coastal & Interior Frontier Wars, c.1790-c.1868
Scramble for Africa Part 1, c.1868-1902.- Scramble for Africa Part 2, 1902-1919.- Golden Years for Colonialism, 1919-1948.- Apartheid & African Nationalism, 1948-1967.- Years of Revolutionary Insurgence, 1967-1990.- Southern Africa since 1990.- General Bibliography & General Videography
Index

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Alois S. Mlambo is professor emeritus in the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies of the University of Pretoria, South Africa. He has taught at several universities in the last four decades, including Bayero University in Nigeria, University of Zimbabwe, the Universities of Minnesota, Duke, North Carolina and Pretoria. 


Neil Parsons has forty years teaching experience at universities in Zambia, Swaziland, Botswana, and South Africa, with short-term research positions at Universities of Oxford, London, California at Berkeley, Australian National, and Leiden.

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Alois S. Mlambo is professor emeritus in the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies of the University of Pretoria, South Africa. He has taught at several universities in the last four decades, including Bayero University in Nigeria, University of Zimbabwe, the Universities of Minnesota, Duke, North Carolina and Pretoria. 


Neil Parsons has forty years teaching experience at universities in Zambia, Swaziland, Botswana, and South Africa, with short-term research positions at Universities of Oxford, London, California at Berkeley, Australian National, and Leiden.

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