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Parker, John

African History: A Very Short Introduction

African History: A Very Short Introduction

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Essential reading for anyone interested in the African continent and the diversity of human history, this Very Short Introduction looks at Africa's past and reflects on the changing ways it has been imagined and represented. Key themes in current thinking about Africa's history are illustrated with a range of fascinating historical examples, drawn from over 5 millennia across this vast continent. Essential reading for anyone interested in the African continent and the diversity of human history, this Very Short Introduction looks at Africa's past and reflects on the changing ways it has been imagined and represented. Key themes in current thinking about Africa's history are illustrated with a range of fascinating historical examples, drawn from over 5 millennia across this vast continent. You will finish this book better informed, with a better understanding of Africa and a clearer idea of the questions. - Robert Giddings, Tribune. This small book is a smart and stimulating essay exploring issues of history, sources and methods, Africa in the world, colonialism and postcolonialism, and the past in the present as a means of introducing students and others to academic thinking about African history. - Tom Spear, Journal of African History

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Keywords: African, human, continent, issues of history, colonialism

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Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication year
2007
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
185 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780191516597

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