By: DUIGNAN, PETER & GANN, L. H.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 2003.:
Edition: Reprint Edition.
Seller ID: 42020X1
Condition: Softcover. Brand new book.
From the early seventeenth century, North America and Africa have maintained many contacts. This volume traces these reciprocal relationships over four centuries. The authors show how American pioneers - missionaries, traders, prospectors, miners, educators, soldiers of fortune, manufacturers, financiers, engineers, scientists, and others - have helped shape modern Africa. They provide a valuable corrective to traditional colonial historiography that has tended to emphasize only the role of the colonial centers in developing Africa. In addition, the writers point to the equally important impac... View More...