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Africa: A Biography of the Continent

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Drawing on many years of African experience, John Reader has written a book of startling grandeur and scope that recreates the great panorama of African history, from the primeval cataclysms that formed the continent to the political upheavals facing much of the continent today. Reader tells the extraordinary story of humankind's adaptation to the ferocious obstacles of forest, river and desert, and to the threat of debilitating parasites, bacteria and viruses unmatched elsewhere in the world. He also shows how the world's ...

Africa: A Biography of the Continent 1999, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679738695

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Africa: A Biography of the Continent 1998, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679409793

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Africa: A Biography of the Continent 1998, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140266757

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Africa: A Biography of the Continent 1997, Hamish Hamilton Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780241130476

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