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A history of black Africans to A.D. 1400

by Ruth Rice Swann

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Published by Vantage Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
    • Subjects:
    • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- History -- To 1884.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 154) and index.

      StatementRuth Rice Swann ; edited by Audrey H. Swann ; illustrated by Janet Brown Fleming.
      ContributionsSwann, Audrey H., Fleming, Janet Brown.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT352.65 .S93 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 160 p. :
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1754788M
      ISBN 100533102103
      LC Control Number92090682
      OCLC/WorldCa28523112

      4, Years, Not ! Most African Americans descend from the half million Africans who landed on the shores of North America as captives during the trans-Atlantic slave trade. The vast majority came from Western Africa (shaded area below) whose history is a story of . It was based on an ideology: a conceptual structure founded on contempt for the black man and set up in order to justify the sale of human beings (black Africans in this case) as a mobile asset. For this is how they were regarded in the "black codes", which constituted the legal framework of .

        Similarly, black Africans in the nineteenth century and before, in a vast and extraordinary number of cases were thought to be Jews, and indeed to have both Jewish characteristics and to be descended from the ancient Israelite stock.” 3 Although he contends that this attitude was birthed from a European conception of African inferiority. Author and historian Chancellor Williams said “the original Moors, like the original Egyptians, were black Africans.” The 16th century English playwright William Shakespeare used the word Moor.

        Women and African American History: New York passed a law prohibiting public gatherings by three or more enslaved Africans, prohibiting testimony in court by enslaved Africans against white colonists, and prohibiting trade with enslaved Africans. “At the start of the period, concurrent with the accession of Henry IV (r. –), England’s first Lancastrian king, Great Britain and Ireland are rife with internal tensions, including Welsh revolt, a series of baronial rebellions led by the Percy family of Northumberland, and ongoing warfare among the Anglo-Irish nobility. In , Henry V (r. –22) renews the war with France.


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