Books by William D. Piersen

Released: June 1, 1993

"If Piersen can't consistently provide jolts of new understanding, his compilation of materials remains readable and interesting throughout."
Piersen (History/Fisk University) looks at selected areas of American culture from a perspective that offers an occasional convincing surprise, as he focuses on African traditions and social mechanisms that reached the New World (including the Caribbean and Latin America) with the black slaves. Read full book review >