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Doing Conceptual History in Africa - Revised (Making Sense of History) (Paperback)

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Employing an innovative methodological toolkit, Doing Conceptual History in Africa provides a refreshingly broad and interdisciplinary approach to African historical studies. The studies assembled here focus on the complex role of language in Africa’s historical development, with a particular emphasis on pragmatics and semantics. From precolonial dynamics of wealth and poverty to the conceptual foundations of nationalist movements, each contribution strikes a balance between the local and the global, engaging with a distinctively African intellectual tradition while analyzing the regional and global contexts in which categories like “work,” “marriage,” and “land” take shape.

Edition: Revised
Number of Pages: 215
Genre: History, Language + Art + Disciplines
Sub-Genre: Africa
Series Title: Making Sense of History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Berghahn Books
Language: English
Street Date: February 21, 2018
TCIN: 53238590
UPC: 9781785338625
Item Number (DPCI): 248-58-2719
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