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Murray, Jocelyn, 1929-
Africa / Jocelyn Murray
3rd ed. updated by Brian A. Stewart
New York : Chelsea House, c2007
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 960 MUR    AVAILABLE
Subject Africa -- History -- Juvenile literature
Africa -- Civilization -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description 96 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 31 cm
Summary Presents information on the history and various regions and cultures of Africa
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 92) and index
Contents Introduction -- Timelines -- History of Africa: Geography of Africa -- Climate and vegetation -- Earliest humans -- Kingdoms of Africa -- Greeks and Romans in Africa -- Europeans in Africa -- Portuguese -- African slaves trade -- Great trek -- Exploration of the interior -- Christian missionaries in Africa -- Islam in Africa -- Africa?s religions -- Distribution of people in Africa -- African peoples and languages -- Education and literacy -- African art -- Music and dance -- Houses -- Husuni Kubwa -- Regional guide to Africa: North Africa -- Nomadic life -- Cairo -- West Africa -- Dogon village -- Yoruba religion -- Asante ceremonial regalia -- Nigerian art: Bronze- and brass-casting -- W. Central Africa -- Mbuti encampment -- Northeast Africa -- Christians in Ethiopia -- East Africa -- Game parks of East Africa -- S.E. Central Africa -- Zimbabwe -- Mineral resources -- Southern Africa -- Hunter-gatherers -- Africa in the world -- Glossary -- Further reading/Web sites -- Gazetteer -- Index
Series Cultural atlas for young people
SOE Curriculum Lab
Alternate Author Stewart, Brian A

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