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Towards an understanding of Africology

Essential reading for students, teachers/researchers, and administrators who seek a concise, clear and comprehensive understanding of the evolution, philosophical and theoretical foundation, mission, and functional value of Africology in academe and human society at large.
Print Book, English, 2017
Fifth edition View all formats and editions
Kendall Hunt Publishing Company, Dubuque, IA, 2017
xv, 374 pages : maps, portraits ; 28 cm
9781524938963, 1524938963
An overview of primary historical themes
"A brusque and bloody encounter"
National rehabilitation, reconstruction and reconciliation
The root of Africology
Africology: a discipline or an unstructured collection of "Black" courses?
Africology as a human science
A guide for africological research, analysis, and syntheses
Why Africology?
An examination of debates about how to name the discipline
The foundational role of African civilization: the groundbreaking impact of diopian Egyptology
Africology and the Du Boisian influence
Africology as a response to miseducation: Carter G. Woodson revisited
Careers in Africology
Africology and its in-house detractors: a critique of Appiah's in my father's house
The Afrocentric/African-centered paradigm: an in-depth examination of its philosophical and pragmatic implications
Malcolm X and his visions for African America
Black lives matter
Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, et al. & a survey of emergent grassroots protests & public perception of justice
A critical appraisal of political strategies, ideological imperatives, electoral milestones
Barack Obama's historic 2008 and 2012 presidential election victories: milestones moments in US history
The challenge of 21st century African American leadership & policy directions