On the Cultural Achievements of Negroes

On the Cultural Achievements of Negroes

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ISBN-13: 9781558490321
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
Publication date: 10/08/1996
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.03(w) x 9.03(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Professor emeritus of French at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Thomas Cassirer is coeditor of Ousmane Sembene: Dialogues with Critics and Writers (University of Massachusetts Press, 1993). Jean Fracois Briere is associate professor in the Department of French Studies at SUNY, Albany. his most recent book is Les Francais (Prentice-Hall, 1995).

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David Prion Davis

This book is of extraordinary importance and deserves even more attention than it has received from historians of racial thought and of Anglo-American abolitionism. Gregoire presents answers to most of the arguments for innate racial inferiority, even those usually associated with a later period, and also transmits doctrines and beliefs that would later be taken up by black nationalists and Afrocentrists. This new, authoritative translation will be of great use to scholars in a variety of fields and will be eminently suitable for classroom use.

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