African Crossroads: Intersections between History and Anthropology in Cameroon


Cameroon is characterized by an extraordinary geographical, cultural, and linguistic diversity. This collection of essays by eminent historians and anthropologists summarizes three generations of research in Cameroon; the result is a volume with a broad historical scope yet one that also focuses on major contemporary theoretical issues such as the meaning and construction of ethnic identities and anthropological study of historical processes.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Ian Fowler
  • David Zeitlyn
  • Philip Burnham
  • Ralph A. Austen
  • Robert O'Neil
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Providence, RI
Publication year:
  • 1996


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