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Recommended Titles in African History
Writing History from the Margins by
New York, NY : Routledge, 2017.
With contributions from leading American and European scholars, this collection of original essays surveys the actors and the modes of writing history from the "margins" of society, focusing specifically on African Americans.
Warfare in African History by
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
This book examines the role of war in shaping the African state, society, and economy. Richard J. Reid helps students understand different patterns of military organization through Africa's history; the evolution of weaponry, tactics, and strategy; and the increasing prevalence of warfare and militarism in African political and economic systems.
A Short History of African Philosophy by
Call Number: (RH, LC) B5305 .H35 2009
Bloomington : Indiana University Press.
A Short History of African Philosophy discusses major ideas, figures, and schools of thought in philosophy in the African context.