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The Oxford Handbook of Modern African History by
Call Number: DT20 O94 2013
Publication Date: 2013
This book critically reflects upon the current state of the field of modern African history. It focuses on the history of the continent in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, although also looks back to the era of the Atlantic slave trade. Its aim is to consider the evolution of the field and to set out where, after fifty years of sustained research, it has arrived.
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