THE MYTH OF THE NEGRO PAST by

THE MYTH OF THE NEGRO PAST

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KIRKUS REVIEW

The professor of Anthropology at Northwestern, extends his study of the Negro in the U.S. by examining the pre-american patterns and their hold-overs. He shows how present day situations are more complex than their underlying causes, the difficulty of analyzing problems of race prejudice, and refutes generally accepted theories of Negro character and lack of history. He traces tribal and cultural backgrounds, attitudes towards slavery, language, arts. This is a documentation job in racial, sociological, cultural studies, for the student rather than the layman.

Pub Date: Dec. 12th, 1941
Publisher: Harper