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Encyclopedia of African History

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Only in the last half of the 20th century was a widespread belief that Africa was a "Dark Continent" without history and frozen in "primitivism" replaced by the research of scholars working in the ... Read full review

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The book helps get an insight into the governance of the 18th century and the years before that. One capturing feature also has to do with the correct spelling of the keywords that represents the indigenous people under focus. An example is the spelling of 'Akyem' which many have been over the years been representing as 'Akim'.
Again there is also the need to recognize the good works of Raymond E. Dumett in the many chronicle works he has on ancient Ghana.
 


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