The World and Africa: An Inquiry into the Part Which Africa Has Played in World History

The World and Africa: An Inquiry into the Part Which Africa Has Played in World History

by W. E. B Du Bois

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2015 Reprint of 1947 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. "Can the freedom-loving modern world close its eyes and ears to the exploitation by foreigners of a continent three times the size of Europe and four times that of the United States, and to the centuries-old oppression of its widely scattered people?" This is the question which the author raises in this work. To document his declarations concerning the injustices which have been meted out to blacks by their white exploiters, Dubois recounts the entire history of the continent-the vast contributions of ancient and modern Africa to world culture, industry and development, contributions that have often been overlooked by mainstream historians.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780717802210
Publisher: International Publishers Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/01/1979
Edition description: REVISED
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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doowatt34 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
essential reading from one of the greatest scholars produced in the world, dr dubois had a great understanding of his history, and what it ment to the world, his people, his community and the future of the african culture and continent....even today it is rare for an intellectual of his calliber to have a complete and well rounded understanding of who, what and where his essential being lies. thought provoking...