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By Richard Gray

The 17th and eighteenth centuries in Africa have been a interval of transition, with the alternate in slaves and firearms at the Atlantic coast laying a number of the foundations for eu colonialism. yet for many of the continent, exterior forces have been nonetheless of marginal value. African initiative remained ultimate and produced a wealthy number of political, social and highbrow recommendations. In 8 local chapters the members to this quantity, all validated specialists of their box, collect for the 1st time those advancements as they affected the complete of Africa. A concluding bankruptcy surveys Africa in Europe and the Americas in this interval.

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