ISBN 9781988391182
Pages 394
Dimensions 210 x 148mm
Illustrations B/W Illustrations
Published 2019
Publisher MeaBooks Inc, Canada
Format Paperback

The Omnipresent Past

Historical Anthropology of Africa and African Diaspora

edited by Dmitri M. Bondarenko, Marina L. Butovskaya

This collection of papers explores the variegated ways that the continent’s rich and complex history – precolonial, colonial and postcolonial – continues to impact and sometimes to haunt the lives of contemporary Africans and persons of African descent. The volume combines phenomenological approaches that consider the ways Africans experience historical memory alongside considerations of the ways in which past modalities of power continue to structure African realities.

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