By Alton Hornsby Jr.
A better half to African American heritage is a set of unique and authoritative essays prepared thematically and topically, overlaying a variety of topics from the 17th century to the current day.
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- Includes discussions of globalization, sector, migration, gender, type and social forces that make up the extensive cultural textile of African American historical past
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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. For them the notion of Rome as the client state of an African empire has no resonance (Du Bois 1915, 1939, 1946; Snowden 1970; Keita 1994).
They, too, were constructing Europe. Victor is emphatic in his defense: his grandfather, a Moor, was a member of the comitatus. The comitatus was a highly “mobile force” dating at least from the time of Diocletian. In many ways the historical presence of the comitatus represents one stage in the evolution and reﬁnement of the Roman cavalry. ” And again, the “African” – the “Moor” – is seen as an integral element of the cavalry unit – “presumably the Equites Mauri of the Notitia were well known as belonging to the comitatus” (Jones 1964: 52–3).
1984) Religions in Africa. Urbana-Champagne: Illinois University Press. Vaughan, J. H. ) Africa, 2nd edn. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 159–80. Suggestions for Further Reading Ajayi, J. F. (1976) History of West Africa. New York: Columbia University Press. Bennett, N. R. (1975) Africa and Europe from Roman Times to the Present. New York: African Publishing. Boahen, A. (1986) Topics in West Africa. London: Longman. Davidson, Basil (1972) Africa: History of a Continent. New York: Macmillan.