Themes In Modern African History And Culture

Author: Lars Berge
Editor: ed.
ISBN: 8862923635
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The Oxford Handbook Of Modern African History

Author: John Parker
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019957247X
Size: 11,10 MB
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"This collection of essays ... will allow readers to explore various aspects ... of the continent's history over the last two hundred years."--Book jacket.

Recent Themes In The History Of Africa And The Atlantic World

Author: Donald A. Yerxa
Editor: Univ of South Carolina Press
ISBN: 9781570037580
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Drawn from the articles and forums in the Historical Societys tabloid publication Historically Speaking, these pieces explore the relationship of Africa to world history, map the current state of the burgeoning field of Atlantic history, and debate the accuracy of Olaudah Equianos seminal narrative. The standard approach of historians often compresses the African past into interpretive frameworks that leave Africans without a history of their own. A case is made here for an alternative approach, a multicentric world history that gives voice to the various ways Africans experienced the past, and an impressive array of Africanist and world historians respond. The volume also assesses the state of Atlantic Studies and includes a spirited forum on a provocative thesis that Olaudah Equiano, author of the most important account available of the horrific Middle Passage, was actually born in South Carolina and not Africa. Designed to serve as a companion text for courses in African, Atlantic, and world history, this volume will also appeal to lay readers interested in contemporary approaches to these topics.

The Revolution Has No Tribe

Author: Dike-Ogu Chukwumerije
Editor: Dikeogu Chukwumerije
ISBN: 0955794013
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A creative collection of poetry, artwork, pictures and descriptive essays dealing with contemporary themes concerning the African condition. Rich in rare information on the continent's history, places and people; it is both highly educative and entertaining. It contains non-conventional viewpoints on Africa and is cutting edge in its use of poetry, and other creative strains, in discussing Africa.

Themes Issues And Problems In African Philosophy

Author: Isaac E. Ukpokolo
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 3319407961
Size: 17,92 MB
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This volume provides the key to a deepened discourse on philosophy in Africa. Available literature and academic practice in African philosophy since the 1960s have largely featured discourses in the areas of origin, general meaning and nature of the discipline, with little attention given to specialized areas. By contrast, this book examines a noticeable shifting focus from such general concerns to more specific subject-matter, in such areas as epistemology, moral philosophy, metaphysics, aesthetics, and social and political philosophy in the light of the African experience. The volume includes specific discourses from expert contributors on the nature, history and scope of African ethics and metaphysics, while also discussing particular themes in African epistemology, philosophy of education, existentialism and political philosophy. Researchers seeking for new perspective on African philosophy will find this work thought-provoking, instructive and informative.

Dekolonisierung Des Denkens

Author: wa Thiong'o Ngugi
ISBN: 9783897712355
Size: 11,34 MB
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Themes In West Africa S History

Author: Emmanuel Kwaku Akyeampong
Editor: Ohio University Press
ISBN: 0821445669
Size: 14,65 MB
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There has long been a need for a new textbook on West Africa’s history. In Themes in West Africa’s History, editor Emmanuel Kwaku Akyeampong and his contributors meet this need, examining key themes in West Africa's prehistory to the present through the lenses of their different disciplines. The contents of the book comprise an introduction and thirteen chapters divided into three parts. Each chapter provides an overview of existing literature on major topics, as well as a short list of recommended reading, and breaks new ground through the incorporation of original research. The first part of the book examines paths to a West African past, including perspectives from archaeology, ecology and culture, linguistics, and oral traditions. Part two probes environment, society, and agency and historical change through essays on the slave trade, social inequality, religious interaction, poverty, disease, and urbanization. Part three sheds light on contemporary West Africa in exploring how economic and political developments have shaped religious expression and identity in significant ways. Themes in West Africa’s History represents a range of intellectual views and interpretations from leading scholars on West Africa’s history. It will appeal to college undergraduates, graduate students, and scholars in the way it draws on different disciplines and expertise to bring together key themes in West Africa's history, from prehistory to the present.

Remembering Africa

Author: Dirk Göttsche
Editor: Camden House (NY)
ISBN: 1571135464
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A groundbreaking treatment of the themes of colonialism and Africa in German literary fiction as presented in some fifty novels from the past three decades.

Approaching African History

Author: Michael Brett
Editor: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
ISBN: 1847010636
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Explores how the conception of Africa and its history has changed over time and narrates the story of this vast continent over the past 10,000 years.