INSTRUCTOR PROFILE

  John Thornton
   
  JOHN THORNTON after teaching at Millersville University since 1986, he joined the Boston University faculty in fall 2003. His specializations include Africa and the Middle East, as well as world history. He is the author of The Kingdom of Kongo: Civil War and Transition, 1641-1718 (1983); Africa and Africans in the Formation of the Atlantic World, 1400-1680 (1992); The Kongolese Saint Anthony. Dona Beatriz Kimpa Vita and the Antonian Movement, 1684-1706 (1998); Warfare in Atlantic Africa, 1500-1800 (1999); and is now working (with Linda Heywood) on Angolans in the Early Anglo-Dutch Atlantic, 1615-50.
   
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