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Title Writing African history / edited by John Edward Philips.

Imprint Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  960.072 W939 2006    ---  Available
Edition Softcover ed.
Description xii, 532 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents What is African history? / John Edward Philips -- Archaeology and the reconstruction of the African past / Susan Keech Mcintosh -- Writing African history from linguistic evidence / Christopher Ehert -- Physical anthropology and African history / S.O.Y. Keita -- The importance of botanical data to historical research on Africa / Dorothea Bedigian -- Oral tradition as a means of reconstructing the past / David Henige -- Oral sources and the challenge of African history / Barbara M. Cooper -- Arabic sources for African history / John Thornton -- European documents and African history / John Thornton -- Mission and colonial documents / Toyin Falola -- Data collection and interpretation in the social history of Africa / Isaac Olawale Albert -- African economic history: approaches to research / Masao Yoshida -- Signs of time, shapes of thought: the contributions of art history and visual culture to historical methods in Africa / Henry John Drewal -- Methodologies in Yoruba oral historiography and aesthetics / Diedre L. Badejo -- Local history in post-independent Africa / Bala Achi -- Africa and world-systems analysis: a post-nationalist project? / William G. Martin -- "What Africa has given America": African continuities in the North American diaspora / Joseph E. Holloway -- History and memory / Donatien Dibwe dia Mwembu -- Writing about women: approaches to a gendered perspective in African history / Kathleen Sheldon -- Writing African history / John Edward Philips.
Subject Africa -- Historiography.
Africa -- History.
Added Author Philips, John Edward, 1952-
ISBN 1580462561 ($30.00)
9781580462563 ($30.00)
Standard No. YDXCP 2472451

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