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Writing World History in Africa: Opportunities, Constraints and Challenges

Global History, Globally : Research and Practice around the World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...During the last few years in Africa, there has been an increasing call for the humanities, especially history, to focus more thoroughly on the writing of global history or universal history and to redefine the place of Africa in the past...

Cheikh Anta Diop

Toyin Falola

Toyin Falola is a professor at the University of Texas at Austin, United States Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Thinkers

...Introduction Intellectualism defined as the generally acquired body of knowledge of a society advanced by people who think beyond an average degree, helps to shape significant events and their perceptions. Intellectuals, by deference...

The History of Africanization and the Africanization of History

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume IV : Challenges and Criticisms: From the 1990s to the Present

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...I The idea of Africanization is arguably one of the most important and prevalent in African historiography and African studies. I first encountered this notion some eight years ago when I started graduate school...

Afrocentricity

Toyin Falola

Toyin Falola is a professor at the University of Texas at Austin, United States Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Concepts

...Introduction The postcolonial African world was defined by a history of distortion of their precolonial legacy and achievements, which was handed down by Europeans who came for commercial exploitations of Africa, its cultural properties...

Bolanle Awe

Toyin Falola

Toyin Falola is a professor at the University of Texas at Austin, United States Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Thinkers

...Introduction Bolanle Awe was an imposing voice in the Nigerian academic community in the last four decades of the twentieth century because her writings were both important and necessary. She hails from Ibadan, in southwestern Nigeria...

Introduction

Rolf Petri

Rolf Petri is Professor of Contemporary History at Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Italy.. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Short History of Western Ideology : A critical account

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...i “It is my hypothesis that the fundamental source of conflict in this new world will not be primarily ideological or primarily economic...

Parliaments

Spencer Mawby

Spencer Mawby is Senior Lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is the author of numerous books and articles on the end of the British Empire in Africa, the Middle East and the Caribbean, including The Transformation and Decline of the British Empire: Decolonisation after the First World War (2015) and Ordering Independence: The End of Empire in the Anglophone Caribbean, 1947-1969 (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The End of Empire in Uganda : Decolonization and Institutional Conflict, 1945–79

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...‘Our ultimate aim in Uganda’, declared the senior Colonial Office bureaucrat dealing with East African affairs in 1955, ‘is to create a self-governing country with parliamentary institutions like our own.’ As anybody familiar with the many...

João de Oliveira’s Atlantic World: Mobility and Dislocation in Eighteenth-Century Brazil and the Bight of Benin

The Many Faces of Slavery: New Perspectives on Slave Ownership and Experiences in the Americas

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...At nearly seventy years old, with a thick beard and white hair, richly dressed in a ruffled shirt, a waistcoat, pink pantaloons, a blue cloak, stockings and beaded Moroccan slippers, João de Oliveira returned to Salvador da Bahia...

Imperial History and Postcolonial Studies Revisited

Dane Kennedy

Dane Kennedy is Elmer Louis Kayser Professor of History and International Affairs at George Washington University and Director of the National History Center, USA. His recent publications include How Empire Shaped Us (with Antoinette Burton, 2016), Decolonization: A Very Short Introduction (2016), and The Last Blank Spaces: Exploring Africa and Australia (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Imperial History Wars : Debating the British Empire

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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...The interpretive and methodological disputes I examined in the first two chapters of this book began to diminish over time as more historians became more receptive to the insights offered by postcolonial studies and related perspectives...

History and Historiography in Global Perspective

Eileen Ka-May Cheng

Eileen Cheng is Associate Professor in the History Faculty at Sarah Lawrence College. Her research interests include the American Revolution and the early American Republic, American and European intellectual history, and historiography. She has published numerous journal articles and one monograph - The Plain and Noble Garb of Truth: Nationalism and Impartiality in American Historical Writing. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Historiography: An Introductory Guide

Bloomsbury Continuum, 2012

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...The most important recent development in professional historical scholarship has been the shift to a more global perspective, which emphasizes the importance of analyzing transnational connections between historical events and developments....