By Alton Hornsby Jr.
A better half to African American heritage is a suite of unique and authoritative essays prepared thematically and topically, masking a variety of topics from the 17th century to the current day.
- Analyzes the key resources and the main influential books and articles within the box
- Includes discussions of globalization, quarter, migration, gender, type and social forces that make up the large cultural cloth of African American historical past
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Murphy, New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction, 1989: 162–3; Du Bois 1915, 1939, 1946; Snowden 1970; Keita 1994: 149, 159; 2000a: 15–26, 41–151). The mythic and historical interactions of this period are well-documented and still hotly contested. They simmer in the aftermath of Bernal’s Black Athena and the contention of “Afro-asiatic roots” for Classical European civilization (Keita 2000a; 2000b). The mythistorical and historical collude in their depictions of Africans in “European” space. So much so, that as one moves from what might be articulated as “myth,” the questions posed by the historical become that much more problematic in light of conventional historiography and epistemology.
McNaughton, P. R. (1988) The Mande Blacksmiths. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. McNulty, M. L. ) Africa, 3rd edn. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Mazrui, A. (1986) The Africans: A Triple Heritage. Boston: Little, Brown. Mbiti, J. S. (1969) African Philosophies and Religions. New York: Praeger. —— (1975) An Introduction to African Religion. London: Heinemann. Ray, B. (1976) African Religions: Symbol, Ritual, and Community. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall. Robertson, C. ) Africa, 3rd edn.
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