This article takes an integrated approach by discussing the intersections between history, public history, and school history in Ghana.
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Though grounded in a common past, the depiction of the Arab conquest in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia reveals significant differences
Germany has started to give back colonial loot to its former owners. But are restitutions a suitable means for dealing with a burdened history?
Groot Constantia is the iconic South African colonial estate. Located on the slopes of the Table Mountain among oak trees, it embodies both its wine history and its epitome of Cape slavery.
The Cape Town Holocaust Centre is the first such centre in South Africa. At its inception in 1999, its founders considered not only what Cape Town and South Africa could…
Bishop Colenso, Great Britain, and South Africa. A school history curriculum variously gives learners an introduction to historical themes. It does not, however, convey well the complexity of the past.
At different times and on different continents, humans have had varying amounts of material possessions. These disparities can only be partially explained with reference to “poverty” or “lack of technology”.