1st Edition

African Voices of the Global Past
1500 to the Present

ISBN 9780813347875
Published August 27, 2013 by Routledge
240 Pages

USD $45.95

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Book Description

This book focuses on retelling many of the important episodes in the global past (c.1500–present) from African points of view. It discusses the events and trends of global significance: the Atlantic slave system, the industrial revolution, World Wars I and II, and decolonization.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Naming and Framing a Crime Against Humanity -- Prophetesses and “Native Capitalists” -- When Satiety and Avarice Marry, Hunger Is Born -- Isaac Fadoyebo at the Battle of Nyron -- Pathways to Decolonization -- Moroccan Feminism as Universal Feminism

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