Colonial Africa: 1884-1994

Colonial Africa: 1884-1994

by Dennis Laumann

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Colonial Africa, 1884-1994, Second Edition, presents a balanced, accessible, and comprehensive overview of how Africans experienced European colonial rule. This brief and affordable text is organized in a "layered" approach that gives students a deeper insight into the ways in which Africans encountered, shaped, confronted, depicted, and ended colonialism.

African World Histories is a series of retellings of some of the most commonly discussed episodes of the African and global past from the perspectives of Africans who lived through them. Accessible yet scholarly, African World Histories gives students insights into African experiences concerning many of the events and trends that are commonly discussed in the history classroom.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190647520
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 03/09/2018
Series: African World Histories Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Dennis Laumann is Professor of History and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of History at The University of Memphis.

Table of Contents

Maps and Figures
About the Author
Series Introduction


Chapter 1: Economics
Abolition and "Legitimate Commerce"
Informal Colonialism
Scramble for Africa
Colonial Economy

Chapter 2: Administration
District Officers, Intermediaries, and Missionaries
Models of Colonial Rule
Ethnicity and Gender
Religion and Politics
Comparative Colonialism
Settler Colonies

Chapter 3: Violence
Conquest and Resistance
Uprisings and Atrocities
World Wars
Armed Liberation Struggles

Chapter 4: Liberation
Second World War Impact
South Africa



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