World's Great Men of Color by J. A. Rogers
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World's Great Men of Color
By J. A. Rogers

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World's Great Men of Color by J. A. Rogers

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An eye-opening account of the great black personalities of world history. In this first volume: outstanding blacks of Asia and Africa, and historical figures before Christ -- including Akhenaton, Aesop, Hannibal, Cleopatra, Zenobia, Askia the Great, the Mahdi, Samuel Adjai Crowther, and many more. "World's Great Men of Color" is a comprehensive account of the great Black personalities in world history. J. A. Rogers was one of the first Black scholars to devote most of his life to researching the lives of hundreds of men and women of color. This first volume is a convenient reference; equipped with a comprehensive introduction, it treats all aspects of recorded Black history. J. A. Rogers's book is vital reading for everyone who wants a fuller and broader understanding of the great personalities who have shaped our world. The companion volume covers the great Blacks of Europe, South and Central America, the West Indies, and the United States, including Marcus Garvey, Robert Browning, Dom Pedro, Alexandre Dumas, Joachim Murat, Aleksander Sergeevich Pushkin, Alessandro de' Medici, St. Benedict the Moor, and many others.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780684815824
ISBN-10: 0684815826
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 133mm x 43mm)
Pages: 592
Imprint: Simon & Schuster
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 29-Jan-1996
Country of Publication: United States

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Collects biographies of outstanding Blacks from all over the world, from Marcus Garvey to Akhenaton.

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Author Biography - J. A. Rogers

J.A. Rogers was an anthropologist and historian whose pioneering work in Black Studies was little appreciated during his lifetime. Among his many books are Superman to Man and Sex and Race. World's Great Men of Color was completed in 1947 but was published only in a small private edition. This edition has been brought up to date with an introduction, commentaries, and bibliographical notes by John Henrik Clarke, editor of Malcolm X: The Man and His Times and Harlem, U.S.A.

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