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Surveys the often volatile histories of each country in the region, covering the diversity of peoples that are an important element of each country's past and future. More 
Documenting a region of various traditions, the nations of northern Africa occupy a unique physical and historical place having absorbed and co-opted Greek, Roman, and Arab peoples and traditions, among others. More 
Documents the history of a region that witnessed some of the world's most brutal and destructive conflicts as well as the birth of several groups who continue to fight for justice and peace in the region. More 
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Today in History with a Twist: September 25, 2013

It's the Law!      1789 - The United States Congress passed twelve amendments to the Constitution: the Congressional Apportionment Amendment (which was never ratified), the Congressional... More 
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Today in History with a Twist

End of an Ancient Empire!      Ethiopian Emperor, 'Messiah' of the Rastafari movement, Haile Selassie's 58 year reign came to an end today (1974) when a military coup by the Derg (short... More 
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The Fear

Today, 31 July, citizens of the African nation of Zimbabwe return to the polls for their presidential election. It remains to be seen whether Robert Mugabe, who has ruled the country since 1980,... More 
A general resource for African research for students at the high-school level or higher. Consists of 450 alphabetically arranged entries covering countries, regions, geographic features, cultural groups, personalities, and general... More 


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