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African historiography

African historiography

Essays in honour of Jacob Ade Ajayi

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Published by Longman .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ajayi, J. F. Ade

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    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages244
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    Open LibraryOL13165825M
    ISBN 109781397489
    ISBN 109789781397486

    In , UNESCO launched the elaboration of the General History of Africa (GHA) with a view to remedy the general ignorance on Africa’s history. The challenge consisted of reconstructing Africa’s history, freeing it from racial prejudices ensuing from slave trade . Heather Cox Richardson, who I neglected to mention her book a few moments ago - "West From Appomattox" that talks about sort of this idea of Reconstruction moving into the west, which is a direction a lot of historians are going now. So again, that's sort of about 15 minutes the big picture historiography of Reconstruction a little bit.

    African peoples have long relied on oral histories to learn about their past. Starting with the medieval Islamic kingdoms of Africa some of these oral chronicles were recorded in Arabic, and sub-Saharan Africa developed its own written histories. The Development of Historiography. Historiography of the Second Period, – The second period of Jesuit history in Africa runs concurrently with nineteenth-century European incursions into the continent and its adjacent islands. 39 French Jesuit activity in Madagascar opens up this period. By the s, they had established a number of stations around the colony and had founded a mission that would go through a series.

    African American History and Radical Historiography: Essays in Honor of Herbert Aptheker is a tribute to the man long regarded by many of us as the dean of U.S. Marxist historians. Herbert Aptheker has been a member of the editorial board of Nature, Society, and Thought (NST) since its inception in - Writing Independent History: African Historiography, Contributions in Afro-american and African Studies by Neale, Caroline.


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General Overviews. The nature, dynamic, and development of the subject of African historiography have attracted the attention of many scholars. Afolayan provides us with a succinct chronological overview. Jewsiewicki and Newbury examines the sociopolitical conditions that shaped the development of historical writings in Africa.

Falola examines the development of Yoruba. Although African historiography has been in existence for only a short time, it is already rich and diverse. However, due to time constraints and inadequate knowledge, we will restrict ourselves here to historical literature published in French and English, especially in West : Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch.

Then there is the question of which direction to take in African-American historiography. During the s, s and s, historians were preoccupied with describing the negative impact of slavery and segregation on individual African Americans, African-American.

Oral Historiography (Aspects of African History) by David Henige (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

The digit and digit formats both work. Format: Paperback. The book presents the philosophy of the oral tradition as it co-existed and co-exists with the written traditions of ancient Egypt, the Islamic tradition, and the western European tradition of historiography.

Category: History The Oxford Encyclopedia Of Methods Sources And Historiography In African History. Chapter one of this African historiography book presents a synopsis of the sources of the African history, followed by a selection of sixteen chapters.

Each of these chapters begins with a short introduction unifying them by indicating connecting links. As stated African historiography book, this book discusses salient points of intellectual controversy and provocation. Africa was wide-open territory for expatriate scientists, engineers and technicians during much of the 20th century.

British Colonial Africa was considered ripe for commercial and economic progress and 'Development' was the watchword and basis of government policy, as is clear. Parker did a decent job of summarizing trends in African historiography over the past years or so, and it was accessible even to someone without a strong background in African history.

However, his discussion of African historians writing about Africa was relatively thin, and his discussions of colonialism were slightly too noncritical for /5.

Issues in African Historiography. 95 likes. Book. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a ers: The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Historiography: Methods and Sources examines how these developments have influenced the scholarship that historians produce.

Such methods continue to evolve, demanding that historians develop basic understandings of them. Thus, the two-volume Encyclopedia builds a theoretical foundation for the field Author: Thomas Spear. TRENDS IN SOUTH AFRICAN HISTORIOGRAPHY AND THE PRESENT STATE OF HISTORICAL RESEARCH Wessel Visser University of Stellenbosch Paper presented at the Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, Sweden, 23 September IntroductionTraditionally, historical writing on the history of South Africa has been divided intobroad categories or historiographical schools, namely a British imperialist.

Jacob Ajayi, historian / Robert Smith --Oral tradition and oral history in Africa / E.J. Alagoa --The oral traditionist as critic and intellectual producer / P.F. de Moraes Farias --Colonial historiography / A.E.

Afigbo --The roots of Yoruba historiography / Michel R. Doortmont --Between Crowther and Ajayi / J.D.Y. Peel --Ade Ajayi on Samuel. Historiography, the writing of history, especially the writing of history based on the critical examination of sources, the selection of particular details from the authentic materials in those sources, and the synthesis of those details into a narrative that stands the test of critical term historiography also refers to the theory and history of historical writing.

Two helpful reviews of the historiography of slavery and transatlantic economies are Frederick Cooper, “The Problem of Slavery in African Studies,” Journal of African History 20 (January 1, ): –; and Robin Law, “The Historiography of the Commercial Transition in Nineteenth-Century West Africa,” in African Historiography Author: Jonathon L.

Earle. Historiography deals with the writing of history. In the broadest sense, it is the study of the history of history (as it is described by historians). Historiography has several facets, but for the purposes of a researcher trying to situate his work in the context of other historians' work on a particular topic, the most useful thing is the historiographic essay or review article that Author: Steven Knowlton.

Internet Ancient History Sourcebook. Internet Medieval Sourcebook. Internet Modern History Sourcebook. In addition to direct links to documents, links are made to a number of other web resources.

Link to a secondary article, review or discussion on a given topic. Link to. The anti-colonial African historiography itself had two main strands. One, the Afrocentric strand, focused on highlighting the situation in Africa prior to the landing of the Europeans.

The glorious empires and kingdoms of the past were emphasized and projected as the. African historiography and the challenges of European periodization. Periodization as a concept is a way of ordering ideas or events to fit into sequences of occurrence.

According to Shaw, (Shaw,1), “Periods and events are concepts that organize our. "The Practice of History in Africa offers a history of African historiography from an African perspective. It attempts to answer some of the questions concerning the practice of history from the civilizations of ancient Egypt, through the varied cultures and regions of the continent to contemporary times.".

"Wide-ranging in its coverage and provocative in its conclusions, Liberation Historiography represents a much-needed addition to the growing literature on black historiography."--Journal of American History "Places [Ernest] solidly at the forefront of [early African American literary studies], in league with our most careful, nuanced, and erudite scholars.

Modern African History: Some Historiographical Observations Author: Tore Linné Eriksen Keywords: Africa, Colonialism, Development, Modern History, Political History, Research Papers & Working Papers, Social History Created Date: 2/3/ PM.The study of African history has largely been conducted by Western scholars or African scholars trained in the West.

In recent years, however, the lack of an indegenous historiography has been to some extent corrected. This collection of essays lays the groundwork for 'decolonization' of the history of Black Africa. (source: Nielsen Book Data).Ethiopian historiography includes the ancient, medieval, early modern, and modern disciplines of recording the history of Ethiopia, including both native and foreign roots of Ethiopian historical writing can be traced back to the ancient Kingdom of Aksum (c.

AD – c. ). These early texts were written in either the Ethiopian Ge'ez script or the Greek alphabet, and included a.