Table of contents for A history of modern Africa : 1800 to the present / Richard J. Reid.

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1	Introduction: Understanding the Contours of Africa¿s 
A Brief History of the Study of Africa					
The Structure of the Book							
Part I Polity, Society, and Economy in the Nineteenth Century		
2	Western Transitions: Slave Trade and ¿Legitimate¿ Commerce 
 in Atlantic Africa								
 States and Societies During the Atlantic Slave Trade			
 ¿Illegal¿ Traffic: The Nineteenth-Century Slave Trade			
 Mineral and Vegetable: ¿Legitimate¿ Commerce				
 Change and Continuity in Forest and Savannah				
3	Eastern Intrusions: Slaves and Ivory in Eastern Africa			
Commercial Horizons: Slaves and Ivory					
Maritime Empire: Zanzibar							
Statehood, Conflict, and Trade (1): The Lacustrine Zone			
Statehood, Conflict, and Trade (2): Northeastern Africa			
4	Southern Frontiers: Colony and Revolution in Southern Africa		
African State and Society to c.1800					
War, Revolution, and the Zulu Impact					
Cape Colonialism: White Settlement and the ¿Native Question¿		
Voortrekkers: White Communities in the Interior	
Balances of Power to c.1870						
Part II Africa and Islam in the Nineteenth Century				
5	Revival and Reaction: North African Islam			
Old and New Identities: Brotherhoods of the Desert				
Trade and Conflict in the Mediterranean World: 
 Ottoman and European Frontiers						
Changing Society (1): The Maghreb						
Changing Society (2): Egypt		
6	Jihad: Revolutions in Western Africa					
Islam in Western Africa to the Eighteenth Century				
The Wandering Fulani							
Prophets and Warriors							
7	The Eastern Crescent: The Islamic Frontier in Eastern 
Swahili Islam: Coastal Frontiers in the Nineteenth Century			
Islam in the Central East African Interior					
Cross and Crescent in Northeast Africa					
Islam on the Nile								
Part III Africa and Europe in the Nineteenth Century				
8	The Lonely Cross: Missionary Frontiers				
European Missionary Activity in Africa to c.1800			
Evangelical Humanitarians: Missionary Revival				
The Christian Impact on Culture, State, and Society				
Mission and Empire					
9	The Wandering White Man: Africa Explored			
Interested Gentlemen and Learned Bodies: Explorers and Exploration	
Creeping Hegemony and the Invention of Africa		
10	¿Whatever Happens¿¿: Towards the Scramble			
Africa and Theories of Imperialism						
Race and Culture								
Disorder and Civilizing Violence: Political and Economic Justifications	
Part IV Consolidating Colonialisms						
11	Africans Adapting: Conquest and Partition			
Explaining the ¿Conquest¿							
Spears and Water: Violent Resistance					
Histories Old and New: Colonialism and Historical ¿Knowledge¿		
Realities Old and New: Colonialism and Political ¿Knowledge¿
12	Empires of Soil and Service						
Cash Crops									
White Settlement								
Slaves and Labor						
13	Bush Wars and Distant Shadows: Africa in Global War (1)
The War in the Continent						
The Socioeconomic Impact							
Africa, Versailles, and the League of Nations: New Principles for a New Era?			
Part V Colonial Apex								
14	¿Pax Colonia¿? Notions of Progress, Manifestations of Change		
Social Change and Emergent Crisis						
Hearts and Minds								
The Environmental and Medical Impact					
15	Hard Times: Protest, Identity, and Depression		
Making Tribes									
Emergent Protest in the Islamic world					
Salvation and Resistance: The African Church				
Class and Tribe: The Industrial Complex					
Cash Crops, Rural Crises, and Peasant Protest				
Other Voices									
16	Other People¿s Battles (Again): Africa in Global War (2)
The War in the Continent							
Shifts in Politics and Society							
Part VI The Dissolution of Empire						
17 	The Beached Whale: Colonial Strategies in the Postwar 
Postwar Africa and the International Climate					
Economic Policies and Visions, circa 1945--50				
Political Plans, circa 1945--50						
18	Conceiving and Producing Nations					
The Roots of Invention							
From Political Consciousness to Political Parties				
Irresistible Force and Immovable Object: Nationalists and Settlers		
19	Compromising Conflict: Routes to Independence			
Debate and Debacle: ¿Constitutional¿ Transfers of Power			
 Violence: Growth, Form, and Impact 					
 From Suez to Sharpeville, and Beyond: The End of High Imperialism	
Part VII Legacies, New Beginnings, and Unfinished Business			
20	Crowded House: Friends, Foes, and Ideologies in the 
Cold War		
Africa and International Politics						
Insurgence and Intervention						
21	Unsafe Foundations: Challenges of Independence		
Building the Nation (1): Economy and Society				
Building the Nation (2): Polity						
Political Stability and Islam							
The Military in African Politics						
22	Rectification, Redemption, and Reality: Contemporary Africa		
Africa and the Post-Cold War World						
¿Good Governance,¿ ¿People Power,¿ and Conflict				
Managing Modernity (1): Food and Famine					
Managing Modernity (2): Debt and Development				
Social Changes: Education and Health					
Further Reading									

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Africa -- History.