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Description - History in Black by Yaacov Shavit

The development of Afrocentric historical writing is explored in this study which traces this recording of history from the Hellenistic-Roman period to the 19th century. Afrocentric writers are depicted as searching for the unique primary source of "culture" from one period to the next. Such passing on of cultural traits from the "ancient model" from the classical period to the origin of culture in Egypt and Africa is shown as being a product purely of creative history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780714650623
ISBN-10: 0714650625
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 444
Imprint: Frank Cass Publishers
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Sep-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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History in Black by Yaacov Shavit
Paperback, September 2001