Teaching about Africa: Homocentricity, Afrocentricity, and the Classroom

by Kenneth Wilburn

Books Reviewed

Molefi Kete Asante. 2015. The History of Africa: The Quest for Eternal Harmony. 2nd ed. New York: Routledge. 399 pp.
Robert O. Collins and James M. Burns. 2014. A History of Sub-Saharan Africa. 2nd ed. New York: Cambridge University Press. 405 pp.
Maria Grosz-Ngaté, John H. Hanson, and Patrick O’Meara, eds. 2014. Africa. 4th ed. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. 362 pp.

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Kenneth Wilburn has taught African and world history courses at East Carolina University for over thirty years and has served as a web editor for H-Africa and SERSAS for almost twenty. He has published books and articles on Cape Liberalism, imperialism, West African philately, and philosophies of history. He continues to explore the revolutionary implications of our African origins.