Doing Conceptual History in Africa (Making Sense of History) by Axel Fleisch,Rhiannon Stephens

By Axel Fleisch,Rhiannon Stephens

Employing an leading edge methodological toolkit, Doing Conceptual historical past in Africa presents a refreshingly wide and interdisciplinary method of African old experiences. The stories assembled the following specialize in the advanced position of language in Africa's historic improvement, with a selected emphasis on pragmatics and semantics. From precolonial dynamics of wealth and poverty to the conceptual foundations of nationalist routine, each one contribution moves a stability among the neighborhood and the worldwide, attractive with a distinctively African highbrow culture whereas reading the nearby and international contexts within which different types like "work," "marriage," and "land" take shape.

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