We all originate from Africa, and though we have colonized the world, our most ancient relationship is with that continent and with the varied and constantly changing challenges it offers to human occupation. In this, his masterpiece, Reader tells the story of the rise and fall of remarkable civilizations, examining the changing patterns of life over many millenia, the devastating impact of European exploitation and the regent emergence of independent nations. This richly informative and beautifully illustrated book conveys the staggering diversity of human experience in the continent – from the deserts of the North to the rain forests of the Equator and the high veld of the South.
Hardcover. Mint. Dust wrapper Very Good ++. Internally pages 840 clean crisp and fresh. Free from any ink inscriptions. Tightly bound a marvelous copy indeed ! First Edition (nisa)