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African Anarchism: The History of a Movement by Sam Mbah, I. E. Igariwey

By Sam Mbah, I. E. Igariwey

The 1st booklet at the subject. Covers anarchistic parts in conventional African societies, African communalism, “African socialism,” and the after-effects of colonialism.

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W. Turner The first Punic War began in 263 BC when Rome embarked on a attempt to force Rome’s hand, the campaign to take control of Sicily, 80 Carthaginian general Hannibal had km (50 miles) northeast of Carthage. earlier captured a region of Spain. These two major powers fought each Then, in 218, he crossed the Alps with other for the next 20 years until Rome a 90,000-strong army and 37 elephants managed to destroy the Carthaginian and launched what would turn out to fleet off Trapani (western Sicily) and be an unsuccessful assault on Rome.

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