For those interested, a new publication released this month...
Kwasi Konadu, Reading the World: An African Perspective on World History (New York: Diasporic Africa Press, 2010)
"Scholars of African birth or descent are acutely absent in the writing of and debates concerning world history and are invisible in the production of worldly historical knowledge. Once known as the continent without history or historical consciousness, Africa and its intellectuals represent a much larger segment of the marginalized intellectual world. In fact, the African Network in Global History, founded in 2009 at the University of Ilorin (Nigeria), is the clearest evidence of African scholars' tardy entry into a world history discourse, as well as support for studies in world history that address Africa and the world as seen from African perspectives... Konadu argues we can only begin to create a truly "world history" when the former peoples and places without history rewrite world history. Certainly, he contends, the world should constitute and make a "world history" driven by perspectives on the world rather than a Eurasian world of perspectives."
For more info and a free sample chapter, see https://www.nkoso.com/dap/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=49
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