Blog posts tagged with 'martin meredith'

Fortunes of Africa
In writing a history book that clocks in at over 700 pages and seems as vast as the continent itself, African expert Martin Meredith (The Fate of Africa, Born in Africa) has somehow crafted an inviting -- even exciting -- read with his new book The Fortunes of Africa. It’s hard to imagine a book being more complete in scope, moving from the pharaohs of ancient Egypt through the last millennium.