The History of Northern Africa (The Britannica Guide to Africa)

Alternately pointed out with both the international locations of the Mediterranean, these of the center East, or different African territories, the countries of northern Africa occupy a special actual and ancient position. After centuries of fielding numerous international invaders, northern Africans have absorbed and co-opted Greek, Roman, and Arab peoples and traditions, between others. lower than the pervasive turmoil that has ensued after colonial rule and internecine struggle, readers will stumble upon a sector of assorted traditions that stands at a different crossroads among a number of very assorted worlds.

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Ingebore Lehmann/Hulton Archive/Getty pictures CONTENTS creation bankruptcy 1: EARLY background Early people and Stone Age Society Arab The Carthaginian interval The Phoenician Settlements Carthaginian Supremacy exchange Wars outdoor Africa therapy of topic Peoples Political and armed forces associations town faith and tradition Carthage and Rome Human Sacrifice The Greeks in Cyrenaica the increase and Decline of local Kingdoms bankruptcy 2: ROMAN NORTH AFRICA management and safety the expansion of city lifestyles financial system Later Roman Empire Christianity and the Donatist Controversy quantity of Romanization The Vandal Conquest The Byzantine interval Arianism Roman Cyrenaica bankruptcy three: FROM THE ARAB CONQUEST TO 1830 Khārijite Berber Resistance to Arab Rule The Maghrib lower than Muslim Dynasties within the 8th–11th Centuries The Rustamid kingdom of Tāhart The Banū Midrār of Sijilmāssah The Idrīsids of Fez The Aghlabids The Fāṭimids and Zīrids The Maghrib lower than the Almoravids and the Almohads Political Fragmentation and the Triumph of Islamic tradition (c. 1250–c. 1500) The Maghrib from approximately 1500 to 1830 Morocco less than Sharifian Dynasties Ottoman Rule within the Maghrib bankruptcy four: NORTH AFRICA AFTER 1830 creation of eu Colonialism Nationalist pursuits Sanūsiyyah bankruptcy five: ALGERIA Early historical past French Algeria The Conquest of Algeria Colonial Rule Nationalist activities global warfare II and the circulate for Independence The Algerian conflict of Independence self reliant Algeria From Ben Bella to Boumedienne Bendjedid’s circulate towards Democracy Civil battle: the Islamists as opposed to the military international kin bankruptcy 6: EGYPT Early background during the nineteenth Century British profession Constitutional Monarchy The Republic the 1st a long time The Republic within the Seventies and ’80s The Republic because the Nineteen Eighties bankruptcy 7: LIBYA Early historical past Ottoman Rule Italian Colonization Independence the invention of Oil Muammar al-Qaddafi The Qaddafi Regime bankruptcy eight: MOROCCO Early background ‘Abīd al-Bukhārī Decline of conventional executive The French Protectorate international conflict II and Independence The French area The Spanish region self sufficient Morocco overseas coverage Western Sahara Hassan’s final Years Into the twenty first Century bankruptcy nine: SUDAN historic Nubia Egyptian impact the dominion of Kush Darfur Christian and Islamic impression Medieval Christian Kingdoms Islamic Encroachments The Funj The unfold of Islam Egyptian-Ottoman Rule Muḥammad ‘Alī and His Successors Ismā‘īl Pasha and the expansion of ecu effect The Mahdiyyah The Reign of the Khalīfah The British Conquest The Anglo-Egyptian residence The Early Years of British Rule the expansion of nationwide realization The Republic of The Sudan The ‘Abbūd govt Sudan for the reason that 1964 bankruptcy 10: TUNISIA Early background the expansion of ecu impact The Protectorate younger Tunisians international conflict II Independence household improvement international kin bankruptcy eleven: WESTERN SAHARA end word list BIBLIOGRAPHY INDEX advent The Medersa Slimania in Tunisia, proven right here round 1895, was once at the moment a Qur’ānic university for ladies.

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