John Parker Liberates African History From the Colonial Narrative of Oppression, Suffering, and Powerlessness
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now.
In this episode, Andrew talks to the editor of Great Kingdoms of Africa, John Parker about the great precolonial kingdoms of Africa that have been marginalized throughout history.
Find more Keen On episodes and additional videos on Lit Hub’s YouTube Channel!
John Parker is Senior Lecturer in the History of Africa at SOAS, University of London, and coauthor and coeditor of African History: A Very Short Introduction and The Oxford Handbook of Modern African History, respectively.