Frederick Cooper Talk

Frederick Cooper Talk

Corcoran Department of History Lecture Series

Date: 02/12/2010 - 10:00am

Location: Nau Hall 441


Frederick Cooper , (Department of History, New York University)
“North-South Connections at the End of Empire: France and French West Africa, 1945-60”

Friday February 12
Workshop, 10:00-11:30AM (Nau Hall 441)
Lecture, 2-3:30PM  (Claude Moore Nursing Education Building G-010)

Professor Cooper is the author of Plantation Slavery on the East Coast of Africa (New Haven : Yale University Press, 1977); From Slaves to Squatters: Plantation Labor and Agriculture in Zanzibar and Coastal Kenya, 1890-1925 (New Haven : Yale University Press, 1980); On theAfrican Waterfront: Urban Disorder and the Transformation of Work in Colonial Mombasa. (New Haven : Yale University Press, 1987); Decolonization and African Society: The Labor Question in French and British Africa (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996); Africa Since 1940: The Past of the Present (Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002); Colonialism in Question: Theory, Knowledge History (Berkeley : University of California Press, 2005); (co-author, with Allen Isaacman, Florencia Mallon, William Roseberry, and Steve Stern). Confronting Historical Paradigms: Peasants, Labor, and the Capitalist World System in Africa and Latin America (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1993).



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