2 edition of The African Past found in the catalog.
The African Past
by Universal Library / Grosset & Dunlap
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||392|
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Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback $ 2 Used from $ 5/5(5). The history of Africa begins with the emergence of hominids, archaic humans and—at leastyears ago—anatomically modern humans (Homo sapiens), in East Africa, and continues unbroken into the present as a patchwork of diverse and politically developing nation states.
The earliest known recorded history arose in Ancient Egypt, and later in Nubia, the Sahel, the Maghreb and the Horn of. - Documents from the African Past. You Searched For: The African Past book Edit Your Search. Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes.
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