History Books By Topic

Learning About African History

This post is for sharing favorite books on the following history topics:

Ancient African History

Kush, Berbers, Songhai, Zanj, Zimbabweans

(For the list of all history topics addressed by this blog, click here.)


There is a helpful overview of African history with maps at How Stuff Works.com.

There are also relevant pages in the Kingfisher Atlases of World History and the Ancient World.



For Elementary Students:
Ancient Africa: Modern Rhymes About Ancient Times by Susan Altman. (If you can find it for a reasonable price!)

Nelson Mandela’s Favorite African Folktales by Nelson Mandela:


For High School Students:


What are your favorite history books on this topic? Feel free to share with a comment below.


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