Free ↠ The Golden Rhinoceros By François-Xavier Fauvelle –

Free ↠ The Golden Rhinoceros  By François-Xavier Fauvelle – A Leading Historian Reconstructs The Forgotten History Of Medieval AfricaFrom The Birth Of Islam In The Seventh Century To The Voyages Of European Exploration In The Fifteenth, Africa Was At The Center Of A Vibrant Exchange Of Goods And Ideas It Was An African Golden Age In Which Places Like Ghana, Nubia, And Zimbabwe Became The Crossroads Of Civilizations, And Where African Royals, Thinkers, And Artists Played Celebrated Roles In The Globalized World Of The Middle Ages The Golden Rhinoceros Brings This Unsung Era Marvelously To Life, Taking Readers From The Sahara And The Nile River Valley To The Ethiopian Highlands And Southern AfricaDrawing On Fragmented Written Sources As Well As His Many Years Of Experience As An Archaeologist, Fran Ois Xavier Fauvelle Painstakingly Reconstructs An African Past That Is Too Often Denied Its Place In History But No Longer He Looks At Ruined Cities Found In The Mangrove, Exquisite Pieces Of Art, Rare Artifacts Like The Golden Rhinoceros Of Mapungubwe, Ancient Maps, And Accounts Left By Geographers And Travelers Remarkable Discoveries That Shed Critical Light On Political And Architectural Achievements, Trade, Religious Beliefs, Diplomatic Episodes, And Individual LivesA Book That Finally Recognizes Africa S Important Role In The Middle Ages, The Golden Rhinoceros Also Provides A Window Into The Historian S Craft Fauvelle Carefully Pieces Together The Written And Archaeological Evidence To Tell An Unforgettable Story That Is At Once Sensitive To Africa S Rich Social Diversity And Alert To The Trajectories That Connected Africa With The Wider Muslim And Christian Worlds

  • François-Xavier Fauvelle
  • 06 August 2018
  • ebook
  • 0691183945
  • The Golden Rhinoceros
The Golden Rhinoceros

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