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What was popular in 2012?

By December 26, 2012

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I asked in the previous but one newsletter for what topics people would like covered in the new year. The responses have been quite clear -- with suggestions almost equal for biographies and articles on African Kingdoms. There are a few days left to make suggestions, if you have a strong desire to see something more...

Here is what was most popular in 2012.

Biographies

The top three biographies in 2012 were
Nelson Mandela
Idi Amin
Steve Biko

Slavery

The top three articles on slavery in 2012 were
Slave Laws in South Africa
Images of African Slavery and the Slave Trade
Types of Slavery in Africa

Apartheid

The top three articles on Apartheid in 2012 were
Soweto Student Uprising -- 16 June 1976
Sharpeville Massacre -- 21 March 1960
When Did Apartheid Start in South Africa?

Colonialism and Independence

The top three articles on colonization and independence in 2012 were
What Caused the Scramble for Africa?
Countries in Africa Considered Never Colonized
Independence Dates for Africa

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