Two completely different approaches to making a concise videographic presentation of the sweep of “a” history. Gareth Lloyd explains his methodology, and, there is a bit of background for the second video by Nastio Mosquito at Africa Is a Country.
Sean Jacobs authors the excellent Africa Is a Country blog.
His blog sets the bar high for any area-interest blog: diverse, well written, very smart, and, oft Sean bears down on a subject with laser focus.
hat tip to Sean, for this:
Sean Jacob’s summary-bio at the Graduate Program in International Affairs, New School.