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By Alton Hornsby Jr.

ISBN-10: 0631230661

ISBN-13: 9780631230663

A spouse to African American heritage is a suite of unique and authoritative essays prepared thematically and topically, overlaying quite a lot of topics from the 17th century to the current day.

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It is the dual attempt to separate Africa from interactions with Asia, and then to constitute the “Asian” as “white” (Sanders 1969). And, of course, the concluding statement of this thesis is that Africans had no role in the earliest constructions of European space and its civilization. In regard to Carthage, this is an argument that even an overwhelming majority of Africanists accept. They ACTC02 29 22/09/2005, 5:35 PM 30 maghan keita are among the vast numbers for whom 15 years of invasion and occupation of the Italian countryside and an imperial domain that included present-day Spain and Portugal seem of no consequence in the scheme of things African.

Proud of his credentials as an ACTC02 35 22/09/2005, 5:35 PM 36 maghan keita historian – many of his novels were footnoted and carried extended rationales concerning the choices of characters and context – Scott sought to meld twelfth-century Anglo-Norman hegemony with a pre-existent, yet conquered, Saxon nobility. ” However, that is not the subject of this chapter (Shaw 1983: 9). What is most important here is his use of the African as an historical actor in his literary and cultural production about medieval England and in the construction of English identity.

A. Lang, W. Leaf, and E. Meyers, New York: Modern Library, 1950: 13; Homer, The Odyssey, trans. W. H. D. Rouse, New York: Mentor, 1970: 11; Quintus Smyrnaeus, The Fall of Troy, trans. A. S. , 1913: 77; Vergil, The Aeneid, trans. P. Dickinson, New York and Scarborough, Ontario: New American Library, 1961; Pliny, Natural History, trans. H. Rackham, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1958, vol. II: 321, vol. XXII: 295; Herodotus 1983: 143, 149–50, 167; Diodorus Siculus, The Antiquities of Egypt, trans.

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