The WHA: A Personal Prehistory

Dunn, Ross E.
October 2007
World History Bulletin;Fall2007, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p6
The author offers his thoughts on the teaching of world history. He said that his advisers discouraged him from studying African history. He also mentioned how his encounter with Philip Curtin changed his concept of taking up African history. Moreover, he said that he completed the Comparative Topical History Program majoring in African history and minoring in Islamic history. He also expressed that teaching world history enabled him to meet instructors in the United States.


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