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Time and distance: Reflections on local and global history from East Africa

Abstract:

This paper is concerned with East Africans’ perceptions of the intersection between their own, highly charged and contested, local histories, and the global past, as well as their place in it. The two case studies on which the paper is based – Eritrea and Uganda – have much in common in terms of recent history, not least in their experience of prolonged violence, and thus taken together they elucidate distinctive characteristics. Yet they also illustrate broader phenomena. On one level, parti...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1017/S0080440119000112

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
History
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Transactions of the Royal Historical Society Journal website
Volume:
29
Pages:
253-272
Publication date:
2019-11-01
Acceptance date:
2019-07-03
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EISSN:
1474-0648
ISSN:
0080-4401
Source identifiers:
1026564
Pubs id:
pubs:1026564
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uuid:b4677377-e74a-414c-826d-897185d4afa5
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pubs:1026564
Deposit date:
2019-07-03

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