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eBook A History of Africa ePub

by John Donnelly Fage

  • ISBN: 0394474902
  • Category: Africa
  • Subcategory: History
  • Author: John Donnelly Fage
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Knopf; American ed edition (November 12, 1978)
  • Pages: 544
  • ePub book: 1329 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1383 kb
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  • Rating: 4.8
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John Donnelly Fage (3 June 1921 – 6 August 2002) was a British historian. He was noted for his work on African history. Fage was born in 1921 in Teddington, Middlesex, England. He attended Cambridge University (Magdalene College) for his undergraduate studies, Master's and P. 1949, The achievement of self-government in southern Rhodesia, 1898–1923)

Published by Knopf (1978).

Published by Knopf (1978). ISBN 10: 0394474902 ISBN 13: 9780394474908. Published by Knopf (1978).

In A Twist of Faith, John Donnelly documents the twisting road traveled by many from a faith-motivated righteous commitment to Africa’s AIDS orphans to the far more difficult destination of doing the right thing. His protagonist David Nixon is an archetype for dozens of well-intentioned Americans I have met who triumphed or failed miserably in direct proportion to the degree that they were able to acquire humility, embrace African family and community values, and overcome the perception that they knew best what African children needed to thrive.

July 1986, pp. 193-201.

The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, Vol. 29, Issue. July 1986, pp.

Город: Washington, . Подписчиков: 7 ты. себе: Senior writer, Congressional Quarterly/Roll Call.

John Hope Franklin was the James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of History, and for seven years was Professor of Legal . Professor Higginbotham earned a P. from the University of Rochester in American History, an . from Howard University, and her . Duke Professor Emeritus of History, and for seven years was Professor of Legal History at Duke University Law School. A native of Oklahoma and a graduate of Fisk University (1935), he received the . degrees in history from Harvard University (1936 and 1941). from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Before coming to Harvard, she taught on the full-time faculties of Dartmouth, the University of Maryland, and the University of Pennsylvania.

John Donnelly Fage ( 3. Juni 1921 in Teddington, Middlesex, heute ein Teil des London Borough of Richmond upon Thames . A History of West Africa: An Introductory Survey. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 1969. als Herausgeber: Africa Discovers Her Past. Juni 1921 in Teddington, Middlesex, heute ein Teil des London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, England ; † 6. August 2002 in Machynlleth, County Powys, Wales, Großbritannien ) war ein britischer Historiker mit dem Schwerpunkt Geschichte Afrikas. Fage legte am Magdalene College der University of Cambridge sämtliche Examen ab und unterbreitete dort zur Promotion 1949 die Arbeit The Achievement of Self-Government in Southern Rhodesia 1898-1923 A History of West Africa: An Introductory Survey.

John Donnelly, a journalist with the Boston Globe and a Kaiser Family Foundation fellow, has written a book exploring the effects of American (Christian) intervention with orphans in Africa. He amends his original plan and starts a school and feeding center which helps 350 children (who still get to go home and are cared for those in their own community). Donnelly's narrative of Nixon unfolds his struggle to keep his mission afloat while facing financial and internal challenges, Nixon's struggle to understand and minister effectively in an African context, and the personal challenges he faces at home in North Carolina.

Very slightest of wear to the dust jacket, pages nice and clean, no writing or highlighting. Slight spotting to page edges, does not extend to interior. A very nice copy. All our books are individually inspected, rated and described. Never EX-LIB unless specifically listed as such.

Comments

Uranneavo Uranneavo
As someone who never read about Africa's history, this book is superbly clear. Literally, every sentence the author wrote is very easy to understand. Considering this book covers such a broad time span (from a few thousand BC to present day) and include all parts of Africa, it could have been easily jarring and convoluted. But every chapter is written with such clarity
Shakanos Shakanos
Very accurate literature. The book is easy to read, and is organized as expected. If the theory of evolution offends you, please be warned, the first few chapters talks about that subject.
ladushka ladushka
This book was a requirement for school but found it to be a dense read. Usually, I enjoy my textbooks and sometimes purchase them but I am happy to return this book. It arrived late but in good condition.
MilsoN MilsoN
Great textbook for anyone seeking to learn about African history!
Dianalmeena Dianalmeena
Only a few chapters in and I'm so intrigued. Learned a lot so far and can't wait to learn more.
Akinozuru Akinozuru
This book is an incredibly detailed chronicle of Africa. My travels to this great continent inspired me to learn more of its history. My desire was to obtain a greater general knowledge of the "cradle of man" and trace human origins in relationship to cultures, migrations, et cetera. Although I feel that this book is a brilliant work, it is superfluous with detail and exceeds my personal wants or needs. I tend to get lost in the constant infinite details of this book. It is a 'hard read'. The book is a scholar's delight of ad infinitum names, places, and events which I cannot possible retain.
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Straightforward read, appropriate for high school students and a good starting place for beginning learners of African History.
Really goes in depth of african history.