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Published: 12 April 2019

1736 Pages

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780190698706

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Historiography: Methods and Sources

Thomas Spear

  • First comprehensive collection of such methods and sources that scholars use to explore African history.
  • Over 75 in-depth articles giving extensive overviews of themes in African historiography.
  • Over 50 maps, charts, and images provide dynamic context to research .
  • Discusses the different genres of history that African historians write, and why they write them.
  • 75 articles with footnotes and bibliographies.
  • Comprehensive analysis of African historiography, exploring the latest practices in archaeology, genetics, and social sciences.
  • All of the articles appear online as part of the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of African History.