A History of West Central Africa to 1850

Author:   John K. Thornton (Boston University)
Publisher:   Cambridge University Press
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9781107565937


Pages:   382
Publication Date:   26 March 2020
Format:   Paperback
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Author:   John K. Thornton (Boston University)
Publisher:   Cambridge University Press
Imprint:   Cambridge University Press
Dimensions:   Width: 15.20cm , Height: 2.10cm , Length: 22.70cm
Weight:   0.560kg
ISBN:  

9781107565937


ISBN 10:   1107565936
Pages:   382
Publication Date:   26 March 2020
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  College/higher education ,  Professional & Vocational ,  Tertiary & Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
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Preface; Introduction; 1. The Development of States in West Central African to 1540; 2. The Struggle for Ambundu and the Founding of Angola; 3. Ndongo and Portugal at War; 4. Queen Njinga's Struggle for Ndongo; 5. The Thirty Years' War Comes to Central Africa; 6. The Emergence of Lunda; 7. The Weight of Lunda on the West; 8. Culmination: Lunda, Luba and the Ovimbundu; Epilog

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John Thornton is Professor of History at Boston University where he is a specialist in the history of pre-colonial Africa and the African Diaspora. He is the author of numerous books, including Africa and Africans in the Making of the Atlantic World (1992, 2nd edition 1998), The Kongolese Saint Anthony (1998), Central Africans, Atlantic Creoles and the Foundation of the Americas (2007) which was awarded the Herskovits Prize by the African Studies Association, and A Cultural History of the Atlantic World (2012) which was awarded the World History Association Book Prize.

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