Item description for The Practice of History in Africa. A History of African Historiography by Ebiegberi Joe Alagoa...
The Practice of History in Africa offers a history of African historiography from an African perspective. It attempts to answer some of the questions concerning the practice of history from the civilizations of ancient Egypt, through the varied cultures and regions of the continent to contemporary times. The book presents the philosophy of the oral tradition as it co-existed and co-exists with the written traditions of ancient Egypt, the Islamic tradition, and the western European tradition of historiography.
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Studio: Onyoma Research Publications
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.9" Width: 6" Height: 0.8" Weight: 1 lbs.
Release Date Dec 29, 2006
Publisher Onyoma Research Publications
ISBN 9783731475 ISBN13 9789783731479
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More About Ebiegberi Joe Alagoa
Ebiegberi Joe Alagoa was Professor of History at the University of Port Harcourt. Now Pro-Chancellor of the new Niger Delta University, he is still active in research and writing.