General African History: Books
For former president Barack Obama, books were a way of surviving his eight years at the White House.
actuarial mathematics for life contingent risks 2nd edition solutions pdf
African History Books
These books by black authors cover a range of historical events, eras and figures that highlight the rich history of the continent. There are a plethora of books out there proclaiming to truthfully capture the continent's rich history, but they aren't all worthy of our time. In fact, many of the ones we grew up reading in school textbooks fall into this category. These often one-dimensional narratives did little to capture African's multifaceted history and were mostly told from a European frame of reference. Books like these, however, don't represent the fullness of African historical text that does exist. Throughout the 20th century, scholars like Senegal's Cheikh Anta Diop and Ghana's Kwame Arhin produced works that added perspective to the African historical landscape. In a more contemporary sense, there are historians from Africa and the diaspora who are furthering this work and—though still largely underrepresented—many of these scholars are women.
Skip to main content. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Get fast, free delivery with Amazon Prime. Amazon Best Sellers Our most popular products based on sales. Updated hourly.