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date: 15 January 2019

Africa 

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History
Author(s):
Jonathan ReynoldsJonathan REYNOLDS

Africa’s contentious role in world history has varied with the perspectives of those writing it; the Eurocentric views place Africa in a minor, isolated role, while the Afrocentric view credits black civilization in Egypt with many cultural advances. African studies since the 1950s have provided new insight to the history of the continent, often stressing its interrelatedness to other continents and regions. ...

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