Item description for The Study of Africa Volume 2: Global and Transnational Engagements by Tiyambe Zeleza Paul...
This is the second of a two-volume work taking stock of the study of Africa in the twenty-first century: its status, research agenda and approaches, and place. It is divided into two parts, the first entitled Globalisation Studies and African Studies, and the second, African Studies in Regional Contexts. Topics addressed in part one include: trans-boundary formations and the study of Africa; global economic liberalisation and development in Africa; African diasporas, academics and the struggle for a global epistemic presence; and the problem of translation in African studies. Part two considers: African and area studies in France, the US, the UK, Australia, Germany and Sweden; anti-colonialism and Russian/soviet African studies; African studies in the Caribbean in historical perspective; the teaching of African history and the history of Africa in Brazil; African studies in India; African studies and historiography in China in the twenty-first century; and African studies and contemporary scholarship in Japan.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.9" Width: 5.98" Height: 1.1" Weight: 1.37 lbs.
Release Date May 23, 2007
ISBN 2869781989 ISBN13 9782869781986
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