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Volume 2 • Number 1

November 2004

Citizenship Over Race?: African Americans in American-South African Diplomacy, 1890-1925
by Robert Trent Vinson
A Conversation with Christopher Ehret
Reading Africa: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Teaching World History
by Dixie Grupe and Jill Taylor Varns

Forum: Teaching Africa in World History: Issues and Approaches

Putting Africa in World History and Vice Versa
by Erik Gilbert
So Many Africas, So Little Time: Doing Justice to Africa in the World History Survey
by Jonathan Reynolds
Connecting African History to the Major Themes of World History
by Candice Goucher
Teaching about the African Past in the Context of World History
by R. Hunt Davis


Suggested Readings in African History for Non-specialists: An Annotated List
by David Northrup
Resource Suggestions from the Experts


Young Women and Education in Tibati, Cameroon, West Africa
by Stephanie Don


Paper Trails: ‘The World in Miniature': Cameroon in World History as seen through Documents, Film, Literature and Photographs
by Marc Gilbert
World History Makeovers: Teaching about Africa…Throughout the Year!
by Deborah Smith Johnston
Media Matters: Singing History: Jeliya in the Classroom.
by Paul Smith, guest columnist
Visual Literacy: Two New Editions to Consider for Visual Literacy
by Wendy Eagan
On My Desk: Teaching from the Edge
by Tom Laichas

Review Essay

Teaching the Great Divergence: A Review Essay
by Bram Hubbell


Recent books in World History and Pedagogy

Davis, Paul K., 100 Decisive Battles from Ancient Times to the Present
by Peter Burkholder
Menzies, Gavin., 1421: The Year China Discovered America
by John E. Wills, Jr.
Hopkins, A.G., editor., Globalization in World History
by Mary Jane Maxwell
Hughes, J. Donald., An Environmental History of the World: Humankind's Changing Role in the Community of Life
by Andrew Duffin
Lewis, Bernard., Islam and the West
by Allison Freedman
Fritze, Ronald H., New Worlds: The Great Voyages of Discovery 1400-1600
by James E. Wadsworth
Fu, Shen., Six Records of a Floating Life
by Gary E. McKiddy
Hartman, Mary S., The Household and the Making of History: a Subversive View of the Western Past
by Gayle K. Brunelle
MacKinnon, Aran S., The Making of South Africa: Culture and Politics
by Michael J Harvey
Buisseret, David., The Mapmakers' Quest: Depicting New Worlds in Renaissance Europe
by Christine Contrada
Whitaker, Robert., The Mapmakers' Wife
by Mary G. Saracino
Marks, Robert B., The Origins of the Modern World: A Global and Ecological Narrative
by Mary Watrous-Schlesinger
Bodley, John H., The Power of Scale: A Global History Approach
by Elizabeth A. Ten Dyke
Poe, Marshall T., The Russian Moment in World History
by Scott Bailey
Bentley, Jerry and Herbert F. Ziegler., Traditions & Encounters: A Global Perspective on the Past, 2nd edition
by Jack Betterly

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