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The Cambridge History of Africa, Volume 1: From the Earliest Times to c. 500 B.C. by J. Desmond Clark1
The Cambridge History of Africa, Volume 2: c. 500 B.C. to A.D. 1050 by J. D. Fage2
The Cambridge History of Africa Volume 3: c. 1050 to c. 1600 by Roland Oliver3
The Cambridge History of Africa Volume 4. c. 1600 to c. 1790 by Richard Gray4
The Cambridge History of Africa Volume 5: c. 1790-c. 1870 by John E. Flint5
The Cambridge History of Africa Volume 6: 1870 to 1905 by Roland Oliver6
The Cambridge History of Africa Volume 7: 1905 to 1940 by A. D. Roberts7
The Cambridge History of Africa Volume 8: c. 1940 to c. 1975 by Michael Crowder8
The Cambridge History of Africa [8-volume set] by J. D. Fageset

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  1. The Cambridge History of Egypt, Vol. 1: Islamic Egypt, 640-1517 (Volume 1) by Carl F. Petry (1998)
  2. Africa from the twelfth to the sixteenth century (Abridged) by Joseph Ki-Zerbo (1997)
  3. The Cambridge Ancient History Volume 14: Late Antiquity: Empire and Successors, AD 425-600 by Averil Cameron (2000)
  4. The Cambridge History of Christianity: Volume 2, Constantine to c.600 by Augustine Casiday (2007)
  5. The Cambridge History of China, Vol. 1: The Ch'in and Han Empires, 221 BC-AD 220 by Denis Crispin Twitchett (1986)
  6. The Cambridge Illustrated History of the Middle Ages: 350-850 by Robert Fossier (1986)
  7. The Cambridge History of Latin America Volume 9. Brazil since 1930 by Leslie Bethell (1984)
  8. The Cambridge Economic History of Europe from the Decline of the Roman Empire, Volume V : The Economic Organization of Early Modern Europe by E. E. Rich (1977)
  9. The Cambridge Economic History of Latin America: Volume 1, The Colonial Era and the Short Nineteenth Century by Victor Bulmer-Thomas (2006)
  10. The Cambridge History of Ancient China: From the Origins of Civilization to 221 BC by Michael Loewe (1999)
  11. The Cambridge History of American Theatre Volume 1 by Don B. Wilmeth (1998)
  12. The Cambridge Ancient History, Vol. 11: The High Empire, A.D. 70-192 by Peter Garnsey (2000)
  13. History of Africa by Kevin Shillington (2012)
  14. Africa: history of a continent by Basil Davidson (1972)
  15. The New Cambridge Modern History 07: The Old Regime 1713-63 by J. O. Lindsay (1957)

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