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African DominionA New History of Empire in Early and Medieval West Africa

African Dominion: A New History of Empire in Early and Medieval West Africa

Michael A. Gomez

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196824
eISBN:
9781400888160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196824.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

Pick up almost any book on early and medieval world history and empire, and where do you find West Africa? On the periphery. This pioneering book tells a different story. Interweaving political and ... More

Citizenship between Empire and NationRemaking France and French Africa, 1945-1960

Citizenship between Empire and Nation: Remaking France and French Africa, 1945-1960

Frederick Cooper

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161310
eISBN:
9781400850280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161310.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

As the French public debates its present diversity and its colonial past, few remember that between 1946 and 1960 the inhabitants of French colonies possessed the rights of French citizens. Moreover, ... More

In My Time of DyingA History of Death and the Dead in West Africa

In My Time of Dying: A History of Death and the Dead in West Africa

John Parker

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780691193151
eISBN:
9780691214900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193151.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

This book is the first detailed history of death and the dead in Africa south of the Sahara. Focusing on a region that is now present-day Ghana, the book explores mortuary cultures and the ... More

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