Herb Boyd. Illustrated by Shey Wolvek-Pfister.
African History For Beginners explores the rich
history of this continent of contrasts. Discover the
glory of the Pharaohs and Towers of Zimbabwe,
the cosmology of the Yoruba, the courage of the
Masai and the golden wonders of Mali, the art
treasures of the Bushongo and the sophistication
of the Egyptians. It is a unique documentary
portrait of the Africans’ struggle to preserve their
cultural heritage and homeland. Over the ages,
the riches and wonders of Africa have attracted the
world. Yet the Africans themselves often remained
unknown or misunderstood. Here is a book to set
the historical record straight.