Topics in West African history. by A. Adu Boahen

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This new edition of Topics in West African History has been thoroughly revised and updated to meet the requirements of senior secondary and Topics in West African history. book year university students. This edition contains chapters cover the entire history of West Africa from the spread of Islam to the present day.-New maps illustrate the major themes of west African history.-Main political facts of Wet Africa since.

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Albert Kwadwo Adu Boahen (24 May – 24 May ) was a Ghanaian academic, historian, and politician. He was an academic at the University of Ghana from tofrom onwards as a professor. As a politician, he notably was a candidate in the Ghanaian presidential election, representing the main opposition New Patriotic PartyAlma mater: University of Ghana, School of Oriental.

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