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African Histories free pdf A multidisciplinary study of African pasts: method, content, ethics and philosophy come together in one place. African Histories gives readers a rich understanding of Africa's complex history through a wide variety of sources while exposing them to the African voice. The text offers examples of how scholars have, over the past 60 years, demonstrated Africa's detailed history. It is about how historians interpret the past by giving full and adequate attention to the stories of Africans in ways that can be meaningful and acceptable to Africans and researchers alike. The text is titled African Histories in recognition of the diversity of sources and ways in which they are examined.

About Esperanza Brizuela Garcia

Trevor Getz is an associate professor of African history at San Francisco State University and the author of Slavery and Reform in West Africa (2004). He has co-authored several textbooks including Exchanges: A Global History. Trained as an Africanist, he was a Fulbright scholar at the University of the Western Cape and the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. He is currently working on both a graphic novel and a monograph of the life of Abina Mansah, a young enslaved woman who liberated herself in 19th century Ghana. Esperanza Brizuela-Garcia is an assistant professor of history at Montclair State University where she teaches courses on African history, methodology and philosophy of history. She was a Rockefeller fFellow at the Center of African Studies of the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana and is currently working on a book that examines the intersection between African history, world history and the philosophy of history.

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Author : Esperanza Brizuela Garcia
Publisher : Pearson Education (US)
Data Published : 01 August 2011
ISBN : 0136155588
EAN : 9780136155584
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 312 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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