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Pathways to a Research Question
- "No single periodizaton" (Middleton, New Encyclopedia of Africa) of African history. This means the European/Colonial way of looking at history by century may not apply. According to historian Ihediwa Nkemjika Chimee, you might instead explore:
- arts & aesthetics,
- music & dance,
- crafts & industries.
- Challenges of Historical Record, myth and mystery (Kingdoms of Africa Video). Your research might go beyond "History" shelf.
- Eurocentric Re-telling of the History of Civilization ("Black Athena" theory - Martin Bernal). Therefore, a lack of scholarly focus in Historical Canon?
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A Student's Guide to History
A Student's Guide to History by
Call Number: On Reserve: D16.3 .B4 2013
Publication Date: 2013
Available for in-library use only with WCC ID.