African Voices of the Global Past: 1500 to the Present

Author: Trevor R. Getz
Publisher: Routledge
Category: Anthologies (non-poetry), Regional Studies, Regional Studies, General & World History, African History
Book Format: Paperback

Global historical events are too often recounted exclusively through European and American voices. African Voices of the Global Past explores six major historical developments of global significance - the Atlantic slave trade, industrialization, colonialism, the World Wars, decolonization, and the development of modern feminism - from an African perspective. Voices emerge throughout the text in the form of primary sources that explore the personal accounts of individuals. These enable students to look beyond the indistinct figures of Africans in European and American accounts to see the people directly involved and affected by the major global changes they experienced. Featuring contributed chapters from renowned scholars, many from the continent of Africa or the African diaspora, African Voices of the Global Past offers a unique view of global history from a traditionally overlooked perspective. This book is a perfect supplement for world history and African history instructors seeking to relate a compelling narrative of major world events.

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
About Trevor R. Getz
Trevor R. Getz is a professor of African and world history at San Francisco State University. He is the author or coauthor of eight books, including Abina and the Important Men, Exchanges: A Global History Reader, Modern Imperialism and Colonialism: A Global Perspective, and African Histories: New Sources and New Techniques for Studying African Pasts.

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