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By Alton Hornsby Jr.

ISBN-10: 0631230661

ISBN-13: 9780631230663

A significant other to African American historical past is a suite of unique and authoritative essays prepared thematically and topically, protecting a variety of topics from the 17th century to the current day.

  • Analyzes the main resources and the main influential books and articles within the box
  • Includes discussions of globalization, area, migration, gender, classification and social forces that make up the extensive cultural cloth of African American background

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Bennett, N. R. (1975) Africa and Europe from Roman Times to the Present. New York: African Publishing. Boahen, A. (1986) Topics in West Africa. London: Longman. Davidson, Basil (1972) Africa: History of a Continent. New York: Macmillan. Hopkins, A. G. (1975) An Economic History of West Africa, rev. edn. London: Longman. ) (1972) Africa since 1800, 2nd edn. London: Cambridge University Press. ACTC01 22 22/09/2005, 5:34 PM africans in europe prior to theAatlantic trade 23 Companionslave to African American History Edited by Alton Hornsby, Jr Copyright © 2005 by Blackwell Publishing Ltd Chapter Two Africans in Europe Prior to the Atlantic Slave Trade MAGHAN KEITA Madam, there were no black people in England before 1945.

It involves an engagement with primary, literary, iconographic, and historical sources in relation to what has been ignored or passed by. In this case, an ignorance and passing very much related to race. Here, Bloom’s “voice of civilization elaborated over millennia has been stilled” through the attempts to ignore or even erase it. Of course, Bloom is at odds with the analysis presented here, but his observation still holds sway. In an analysis of Africans in pre-Columbian Europe and their relation to the construction of its civilization, the acts of ignoring Africans (ignorance) and the attempts at their erasure from the historical and cultural records are both historiographic and epistemological.

2000) From Slavery to Freedom, 8th edn. New York: McGraw-Hill. Gutman, H. G. (1976) The Black Family in Slavery and Freedom 1750–1925. New York: Vintage. Gyekye, K. (1996) African Cultural Values. Philadelphia: Sankofa Publishing. Harris, J. E. (1998) Africans and Their History. New York: Meridian. Hastings, A. (1979) A History of African Christianity, 1950–1975. New York: Cambridge University Press. Herskovits, Melville (1941) The Myth of the Negro Past. New York: Harper & Bros. Idowu, Bolaji E.

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