African History

African History

A Very Short Introduction

Book - 2007
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Essential reading for anyone interested in the African continent and the diversity of human history, this Very Short Introduction looks at Africa's past and reflects on the changing ways it has been imagined and represented. Key themes in current thinking about Africa's history are illustratedwith a range of fascinating historical examples, drawn from over 5 millennia across this vast continent.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007
ISBN: 9780192802484
0192802488
Characteristics: 165 p. ill., maps. --
Additional Contributors: Rathbone, Richard

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maxharwood
Aug 13, 2015

A note of caution: this book is not so much about the 'history of Africa' (various tribal stories, the local myths, etc) as a 'history of the historical study of Africa'. Nevertheless interesting, but ultimately not as engaging as I first imagined.

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