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Africa in the World: History and Historiography

Africa in the World: History and Historiography   Reference library

Esperanza Brizuela-Garcia

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Historiography: Methods and Sources

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Subject:
History, Regional and National History, Archaeology
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9,468 words

In 1981, University of Chicago historian William H. McNeill delivered an impassioned defense of his vision for world history.1...

African Biography and Historiography

African Biography and Historiography   Reference library

Heather Hughes

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Historiography: Methods and Sources

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Subject:
History, Regional and National History, Archaeology
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11,136 words
Since the 1970s, biography writing in an African context has come of age. In order to understand this phenomenon, it is necessary to trace the forms it has taken, as well as the themes and ... More
African Diasporas: History and Historiography

African Diasporas: History and Historiography   Reference library

Mohammed Bashir Salau

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Historiography: Methods and Sources

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Current Version:
2019
Subject:
History, Regional and National History, Archaeology
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12,895 words
The African diaspora has a very long history tied to migrations within and outside of Africa. Although it is questionable to apply the label “African diaspora” to specific early ... More
African Economic History and Historiography

African Economic History and Historiography   Reference library

Alois Mlambo

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Historiography: Methods and Sources

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Subject:
History, Regional and National History, Archaeology
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10,668 words

African economic history is a relatively young discipline dating back only to the mid-20th century. Scholars have mostly focused on the period after the ...

African Historical Geography, Landscapes, and Environmental Change

African Historical Geography, Landscapes, and Environmental Change   Reference library

Katherine Homewood

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Historiography: Methods and Sources

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Current Version:
2019
Subject:
History, Regional and National History, Archaeology
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12,078 words
In seeking to understand African historical geography and to situate their research within those landscapes and their environmental changes, historians of Africa are likely to ask about ... More
African Iron Production and Iron Working Technologies: Methods

African Iron Production and Iron Working Technologies: Methods   Reference library

Louise Iles

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Historiography: Methods and Sources

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Current Version:
2019
Subject:
History, Regional and National History, Archaeology
Length:
8,261 words
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Iron has played a significant role in the sociocultural, economic, and environmental spheres of many African communities, past and present, not only for utilitarian items, but also in the ... More
African Military History and Historiography

African Military History and Historiography   Reference library

Timothy Parsons

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Historiography: Methods and Sources

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Subject:
History, Regional and National History, Archaeology
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14,535 words
Throughout much of the 20th century, military historians did not pay much attention to Africans. This is scarcely surprising given that most Western historians accepted the colonial-era ... More
African Philosophies of History and Historiography

African Philosophies of History and Historiography   Reference library

Toyin Falola and Abikal Borah

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Historiography: Methods and Sources

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Current Version:
2019
Subject:
History, Regional and National History, Archaeology
Length:
10,855 words
Africanist historians have convincingly resolved the vexed question of whether Africa has a history or not. However, the question of whether an African philosophy of history exists has ... More
African Urban History and Historiography

African Urban History and Historiography   Reference library

Eric Ross

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Historiography: Methods and Sources

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Current Version:
2019
Subject:
History, Regional and National History, Archaeology
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12,744 words
The urban history of Africa is as ancient, varied, and as complex as that of other continents, and the study of this history shares many of the theoretical, conceptual, and methodological ... More
Animating African History: Digital and Visual Trends

Animating African History: Digital and Visual Trends   Reference library

Paula Callus

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Historiography: Methods and Sources

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Current Version:
2019
Subject:
History, Regional and National History, Archaeology
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10,932 words
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The animated moving image is conventionally thought of as sitting within the chronicles of European and American cinema. Consequently, animation in Africa garnered very little attention as ... More

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