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Country history - Gabon __ A small directory of resources about Gabon history. - From africanhistory.about.com - http://africanhistory.about.com/od/gabon/Gabon.htm

Gabon - History __ "Bantu peoples began to migrate to what is now Gabon from Cameroon and eastern Nigeria at least 2,000 years ago. The Portuguese sighted the coast as early as 1470 and gave Gabon its name because the shape of the Rio de Como estuary reminded them of a "gabao," a Portuguese hooded cloak."  An essay about the history of Gabon. - From nationsencyclopedia.com - http://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/Africa/Gabon-HISTORY.html

Gabon: History __ A general history of Gabon along with other information about the country. - From infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/world/A0858319.html

Gabon History __ A brief look at Gabon's history.  for a more detailed look, simply click "more history." - From multied.com - http://www.multied.com/nationbynation/Gabon/History1.html

Gabon History __ "There are only two things that appear certain about Gabon: the first is that its precolonial history is shrouded in uncertainty; and the second is that whatever its history, it has come a long way in a relatively short period of time."  A colorful history of Gabon. - From lonelyplanet.com - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/worldguide/gabon/history

Gabon History __ "The Republic of Gabon moved peacefully into independence in 1960 after a three-year period of internal self-government. A French-style constitution was adopted the following year and Léon M’Ba became Gabon’s first President."  A good general history of Gabon along with additional information about the country. - From iexplore.com - http://www.iexplore.com/dmap/Gabon/History

Gabon - History & Background, Preprimary & Primary Education ... __ General history, legal and political history along with history of Gabon's educational system. - From Net Industries - http://education.stateuniversity.com/pages/496/Gabon.html  

History of Gabon __ "From the 1300's until the present time Bantu groups immigrated into Gabon from several directions to escape enemies or to find new land. Little is known of tribal life before European contact but tribal art suggests a rich cultural heritage."  You will find an encyclopedic article with links to additional resources. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Gabon

History of Gabon __ An essay covering the main points of Gabon's history. - From historyofnations.net - http://www.historyofnations.net/africa/gabon.html

History of Gabon __ A general overview of Gabon history with embedded links to related materials. - From historyworld.net - http://www.historyworld.net/wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?historyid=ad37

History of Gabon __ "Comprehensive online resources about the history of Gabon." - From about.com - http://history1900s.about.com/library/world/blxgabon.htm

The History of the Gabonese Republic (Gabon) __ You will find several click-to-read articles covering several aspects of Gabon history. - From hartford-hwp.com - http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/35/index-f.html

Timeline: Gabon __ A timeling of important dates in Gabon history. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/country_profiles/1023232.stm

 

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