OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

Colonial Africa, 1884-1994

ISBN : 9780199796397

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¥2,607
Author: 
Dennis Laumann
Pages
112 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
143 x 209 mm
Pub date
Sep 2012
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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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Table of Contents
Preface
Introduction
Chapter 1: Economics
Abolition and "legitimate commerce"
Informal colonialism
Scramble for Africa
Colonial economy
Suggested Readings
Chapter 2: Administration
District Officers, Intermediaries, and Missionaries
Models of colonial rule
Identity and politics
Comparative colonialism
Settler colonies
Suggested Readings
Chapter 3: Violence
Conquest and resistance
Uprisings and atrocities
World Wars
Armed liberation struggles
Suggested readings
Chapter 4: Liberation
Pan-Africanism
Second World War impact
Marxism
South Africa
Conclusion
Suggested Readings
Conclusion
Suggested Readings
Index

About the author: 

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 2006-2007.

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