African Historiographies

What History for Which Africa? (SAGE Series on African Modernization & Development)
  • 320 Pages
  • 2.57 MB
  • English

Sage Publications, Inc
African history, Africa, Social Science / African-American Studies, Historiog
ContributionsB. Jewsiewicki (Editor), David Newbury (Editor)
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7907959M
ISBN 100803924984
ISBN 139780803924987

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A requiem for Africanism / Bogumil Jewsiewicki --Part epistemology of African studies --African historians and Africanist historians / Ndaywel E Nzim̌ --Knowledge and perceptions of the African past / Jan Vansina --Epistemological ethnocentrism.

The study of African history has largely been conducted by Western scholars or African scholars trained in the West. In recent years, however, the lack of an indegenous historiography has been to some extent corrected. This collection of essays lays the groundwork for 'decolonization' of the history of Black Africa.

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"African American History Reconsidered calls upon scholars to reopen the important work of theorizing black history, historiography, and historical thought. This book is a welcome contribution toward that initiative, an imperative at this seemingly (a)historical moment."--Journal of American Ethnic History.

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versation between African Americanists and those in the book historical camp In this essay, I attempt four tasks geared toward encouraging this end. First, I explore the respective historiographies of African American studies and the history of the book to explain why there has, for. Dr. Blain’s book is a collective biography and the only full-length study on 20th-century Black women nationalists.

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