Charles Cornelius


A History of the East African Coast
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,650. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book tells the history of the East African coast from ancient times to today, from the slave markets and clove plantations of Zanzibar, to the stone towns of the Lamu Archipelago, to the fight for control of Mombasa and its great bastion, Fort Jesus. It tells the stories of Zanzibari sultans, Swahili merchants, Portuguese explorers and Christian missionaries in an epic story of 4000 years.

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africa    dar es salaam    gede    ibn battuta    ivory    kenya    lamu    lamu island    malindi    mombasa    pate    seyyid said    shanga    slave    slavery    somalia    spices    tanzania    zanzibar