By Timothy Stapleton
A exact and thorough chronological review of the historical past of war and army buildings in Africa, overlaying precedent days to the current day.
• presents a whole creation of Africa's army heritage that's obtainable to common readers with out really expert knowledge
• offers illuminating money owed of Africa's most crucial army leaders, from Hannibal of historic Carthage to Queen Nzinga of 17th-century Angola to Paul Kagame of latest Rwanda
• Portrays Africa in the context of a world viewpoint that portrays the continent's lifestyles as an intrinsic a part of a much wider international, no longer as an remoted "dark continent"
• contains a finished studying record on the finish of every of the 3 volumes for accomplishing extra research
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A Military History of Africa [3 volumes] by Timothy Stapleton