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Author: Ralph A. Austen

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Ralph A. Austen is a professor emeritus of African history at the University of Chicago. He is the author of African Economic History and Trans-Saharan Africa in World History; coauthor of Middlemen of the Cameroon Rivers: The Duala and Their Hinterland, ca. 1600–ca. 1960; and editor of In Search of Sunjata: The Mande Epic as History, Literature and Performance.




4 Ebooks by Ralph A. Austen

Mahir Şaul & Ralph A. Austen: Viewing African Cinema in the Twenty-first Century
African cinema in the 1960s originated mainly from Francophone countries. It resembled the art cinema of contemporary Europe and relied on support from the French film industry and the French state. …
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€34.99
Ralph A. Austen: Trans-Saharan Africa in World History
During the heyday of camel caravan traffic–from the eighth century CE arrival of Islam in North Africa to the early twentieth-century building of European colonial railroads that linked the Sudan …
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€16.38
Ralph A. Austen: Trans-Saharan Africa in World History
During the heyday of camel caravan traffic–from the eighth century CE arrival of Islam in North Africa to the early twentieth-century building of European colonial railroads that linked the Sudan …
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€17.83
Ralph A. Austen & Jonathan Derrick: Middlemen of the Cameroons Rivers
The Duala people entered the international scene as merchant-brokers for precolonial trade in ivory, slaves and palm products. Under colonial rule they used the advantages gained from earlier …
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€22.37