πŸ“‘ Africa’s Lost Kingdoms

Bookmarked Africa’s Lost Kingdoms (The New York Review of Books)

It may remain a little-known fact, but Africa has never lacked civilizations, nor has it ever been as cut off from world events as it has been routinely portrayed. Some remarkable new books make this case in scholarly but accessible terms, and they admirably complicate our understanding of Africa’s past and present.

Howard French’s dive into Africa’s complex past is a reminder that history is always more complicated than we may want it to be.

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