The History of Africa

The Quest for Eternal Harmony

Second Edition

Student Resources: Part V

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

Further Reading

The time of the chaos

al-Saadi, Y. (2012). Arab-African Ties: Severing History. Al-Akhbar.

Benavides, G., Daly, M. W. (1990). Religion and Political Power. Albany, NY: SUNY Press. ISBN 0-791-40027-1.

Boardman, J. (1999). The Greeks Overseas: The Early Colonies and Trade, London: Thames and Hudson. ISBN 0-500-28109-2.

Crowther, M. (1978). Story of Nigeria. London: Faber and Faber. ISBN 0-571-04946-X.

Davidson, B. (1964). The African Past: Chronicles from Antiquity to Modern Times, London: Longmans Greens & Co. ASIN B00208Q76Q.

Grainger, S. (2008) Uganda celebrates Afro-Arab unity, BBC News.

Harden, D. (1962). The Phoenicians (Ancient Peoples and Places). New York, NY: Praeger. ISBN 1-135-79699-8.

Khapoya, V. B. (2012). The African Experience (4th ed.). Pearson. ASIN B007HE2UV4.

Olsen, R. P. (1967). "La Musique Africaine dans le Golfe Persique", Journal of the International Folk Music Council, Vol. 19, pp. 28-36.

Scullard, H. H. (1982). From the Gracchi to Nero: A History of Rome from 133 BC to AD 68. (5TH ed.). New York, NY: Routledge. ISBN 0-415-02527-3.

Shillington, K. (2012). History of Africa. New York, NY: Palgrave McMillan. ISBN 9780230308473.

Arab Slave Trade. African Holocaust. Retrieved 30 January 2014.

European Slave Trade. Sound Junction. Retrieved 30 January 2014.

European Contact with Africans. Ghana Web. Retrieved 30 January 2014.

Africans in America: Europeans come to Africa. PBS. Retrieved 30 January 2014.

Chapter 11


  1. Diversity and Tolerance in the Islam of West Africa. Diversity and Tolerance in the Islam of West Africa
  2. Northwestern University Institute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa
  3. The History of the Transatlantic Slave Trade. International Slavery Museum


  1. The Spread of Islam in Sub-Saharan Africa: Rise of Sufism. AICUSA
  2. The Berlin Conference. BBC Radio 4 In Our Time


  1. Account of the Sale of Fifteen African Slaves Sold on the 19th of April 1825. National Archives

Chapter 12


  1. Congo Free State, 1885–1908. Yale University Genocide Studies Program
  2. A “Black/White” Missionary on the Imperial Stage: William H. Sheppard and Middle-Class Black Manhood. The Journal of Southern Religion
  3. Africana Age: Resistance to Colonial Rule. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture,
  4. John Chilembwe: Brief Life of an Anti-colonial Rebel: 1871?–1915. Harvard Magazine


  1. Portrait of Zanzibari Slave Trader Tippu Tip. Photo © DidierTais/ CC-BY-SA-3.0.
  2. Zanzibari Slave Trader Tippu Tip on the Cover of The Illustrated London News, 1889


  1. George Washington Williams's Open Letter to King Leopold on the Congo, 1890
    Document 12.1
  2. King Leopold’s Soliloquy, Mark Twain (1905)
    Document 12.2
  3. “King Leopold Denies Charges Against Him,” The New York Times (1906)
    Document 12.3
  4. Presbyterian Pioneers in Congo, William H. Sheppard (1917)
    Document 12.4