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Publisher Comments:

Almost fifty years ago Melville Herskovits set out to debunk the myth that black Americans have no cultural past. Originally published in 1941, his unprecedented study of black history and culture recovered a rich African heritage in religious and secular life, the language and arts of the Americas.

Book News Annotation:

A reprint of Herskovits' respected 1941 assertion that black Americans do retain a rich African heritage. Contains a new (12 p.) introduction by Sidney W. Mintz.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

In his unprecedented study of black history and culture, Herskovits reveals a rich African heritage in religious and secular life, the language and the arts of the Americas.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-349) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807009055
Introduction:
Mintz, Sidney W.
Publisher:
Beacon Press (MA)
Introduction by:
Mintz, Sidney W.
Introduction:
Mintz, Sidney W.
Author:
Herskovits, Melville J.
Author:
Herskovits, Melville
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
History
Subject:
African American Studies - History
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Anthropology
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
Minority group studies
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor
Subject:
Anthropology - General
Subject:
General History
Subject:
US History-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
v. 12, p. [95]-113
Publication Date:
March 1990
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
8.76x5.26x1.04 in. 1.15 lbs.

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