African History Through Sources: Volume 1, Colonial Contexts and Everyday Experiences, C.1850-1946 (Paperback)

African History Through Sources: Volume 1, Colonial Contexts and Everyday Experiences, C.1850-1946 By Nancy J. Jacobs Cover Image

African History Through Sources: Volume 1, Colonial Contexts and Everyday Experiences, C.1850-1946 (Paperback)

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African History through Sources recounts the history of colonial Africa through more than 100 primary sources produced by a variety of actors: ordinary men and women, the educated elite, and colonial officials. Including official documents, as well as interviews, memoirs, lyrics, and photographs, the book balances coverage of the state and economy with attention to daily life, family life, and cultural change. Entries are drawn from all around sub-Saharan Africa, and many have been translated into English for the first time. Introductions to each source and chapter provide context and identify themes. African History through Sources allows readers to analyze change, understand perspectives, and imagine everyday life during an extraordinary time.
Product Details ISBN: 9781107679252
ISBN-10: 1107679257
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: June 16th, 2014
Pages: 336
Language: English