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List of Maps List of Plates Acknowledgements 1 Introduction: Understanding the Contours of Africa¿s Past A Brief History of the Study of Africa Land People 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 Africa 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 Industry Troops 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 World 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 Notes Further Reading Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Africa -- History.