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The Resource Africa : a biography of the continent, John Reader

Africa : a biography of the continent, John Reader

Label
Africa : a biography of the continent
Title
Africa
Title remainder
a biography of the continent
Statement of responsibility
John Reader
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A history of Africa from the dawn of human history to the end of apartheid charts the rise and fall of its civilizations, its complex history of slavery, its struggle with colonialism, and its great diversity
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1998.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1998
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156620
Cataloging source
DLC
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Reader, John
Dewey number
960
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Africa
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a biography of the continent
Label
Africa : a biography of the continent, John Reader
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in hardcover in Great Britain by Hamish Hamilton Ltd, London, in 1997"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 745-783) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1016179
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Vintage Books edition.
Extent
xii, 801 pages
Isbn
9780679738695
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780679738695
Label
Africa : a biography of the continent, John Reader
Publication
Note
"Originally published in hardcover in Great Britain by Hamish Hamilton Ltd, London, in 1997"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 745-783) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1016179
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Vintage Books edition.
Extent
xii, 801 pages
Isbn
9780679738695
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780679738695

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