The Fortunes of Africa: A 5000 Year History of Wealth, Greed and Endeavor

by Martin Meredith

Africa has been coveted for its riches ever since the era of the Pharaohs. In past centuries, it was the lure of gold, ivory, and slaves that drew fortune-seekers,merchant-adventurers, and conquerors from afar. In modern times

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