African Voices of the Global Past (Paperback)

1500 to the Present

By Trevor R. Getz

Westview Press, 9780813347875, 223pp.

Publication Date: August 29, 2013

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This book focuses on retelling many of the important episodes in the global past (c.1500-present) from African points of view. It discusses the events and trends of global significance: the Atlantic slave system, the industrial revolution, World Wars I and II, and decolonization.

About the Author

Trevor R. Getz is a professor of African and world history at San Francisco State University. He is the author or coauthor of eight books, including Abina and the Important Men, Exchanges: A Global History Reader, Modern Imperialism and Colonialism: A Global Perspective, and African Histories: New Sources and New Techniques for Studying African Pasts.