African World Histories: Colonial Africa, 1884-1994

Paperback | August 9, 2012

byDennis Laumann

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African World Histories is a series of retellings of some of the most commonly discussed episodes of the African and global past from the perspectives of Africans who lived through them. Integrating primary sources produced or informed by Africans, with accessible scholarly interpretation,African World Histories will give students insights into African experiences and perspectives into many of the events and trends that are commonly discussed in the history classroom.

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African World Histories is a series of retellings of some of the most commonly discussed episodes of the African and global past from the perspectives of Africans who lived through them. Integrating primary sources produced or informed by Africans, with accessible scholarly interpretation,African World Histories will give students insi...

Dennis Laumann (PhD, UCLA 1999) is Associate Professor of History at the University of Memphis. He is an expert on colonial West Africa and the author of Remembering the Germans in Ghana (Peter Lang 2010) and has been the recipient of Fulbright research fellowships and the University of Memphis's Excellence in Teaching Award for 2006-...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:August 9, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199796394

ISBN - 13:9780199796397

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Table of Contents

PrefaceIntroduction1. EconomicsAbolition and "legitimate commerce"Informal colonialismScramble for AfricaColonial economySuggested Readings2. AdministrationDistrict Officers, Intermediaries, and MissionariesModels of colonial ruleIdentity and politicsComparative colonialismSettler coloniesSuggested Readings3. ViolenceConquest and resistanceUprisings and atrocitiesWorld WarsArmed liberation strugglesSuggested readings4. LiberationPan-AfricanismSecond World War impactMarxismSouth AfricaConclusionSuggested ReadingsConclusionSuggested ReadingsIndex