The History of Africa

The Quest for Eternal Harmony

Second Edition

Student Resources: Part III

Click on the tabs below to view a Further Reading list for Part III, and additional resources for each of the chapters in this section of the book.

Further Reading

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Reader, J. (2001). Africa: A Biography of the Continent. London: Hamish Hamilton, LLC.

Thomson, J. O. (1948). History of Ancient Geography, New York, NY: Biblo & Tannen Publishers.

Welcomme, R. L. (1986). "The Niger River System", in Davies, Bryan R.; Walker, Keith F., The Ecology of River Systems, Springer Publishing, pp. 9–60.

Major African Rivers. Enchanted Learning. Retrieved 30 January 2014.

Early River Valley Civilizations. ArtHistoryWorlds. Retrieved 30 January 2014.

Chapter 6


  1. International River Basin Register. Oregon State University Program in Water Conflict Management and Transformation
  2. African Rivers. Encyclopaedia Brittanica
  3. Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Encyclopaedia Brittanica
  4. Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo. Encyclopaedia Brittanica
  5. Mosi-oa-Tunya (Victoria Falls). UNESCO


  1. The Congo River: Artery of the Forest. Woods Hole Research Center
  2. Mali: Niger River. Africa Journal


  1. Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo © Irene2005/CC-BY-SA-2.0
  2. Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo © Jamako/CC-BY-SA-3.0