The power of doubt : essays in honor of David Henige

  • 2011
Madison, Wisconsin: Parallel Press, University of Wisconsin–Madison Libraries

Publication Details

Contributor
Henige, David P.
Date
2011
Publisher
Madison, Wisconsin: Parallel Press, University of Wisconsin–Madison Libraries
Language
English
Description of Original
281 p. : ill., map ; 26 cm.
For Staff
METS

Available Contents

  1. [Cover] The Power of doubt: essays in honor of David Henige
  2. [Half-title] The Power of doubt
  3. [Title Page] The Power of doubt: essays in honor of David Henige
  4. Contents
  5. List of figures
  6. "How do you know?": an introduction to David Henige
  7. Hidden transfers: Luso-Africans as European explorers' experts in nineteenth-century west-central Africa
  8. Violence and its sources: European witnesses to the military revolution in nineteenth-century eastern Africa
  9. The Osmosis of the gazes: anthropologists and historians through the prism of field work
  10. Promiscuous translation: working the word at Antananarivo
  11. Portraits of Akan and Cameroonian grassfield kings and chiefs in the Basel Mission Archive
  12. "I often shed my tears about this": "freed" slave children and "apprenticeship" in colonial Ghana, ca. 1890 to ca. 1930
  13. Historical tradition and the situational deployment of story
  14. Modern oral tradition and the historic kingdom of Kongo
  15. Shaka's military expeditions: survival and mortality from Shaka's impis
  16. Bibliography
  17. Appendix: David Henige's publications
  18. [Cover]