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History in Black: African-Americans in Search of an Ancient Past Yaacov Shavit

History in Black: African-Americans in Search of an Ancient Past

Yaacov Shavit

Published November 12th 2013
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456 pages
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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 ofMoreThe 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.