Africa and Africans as Seen by Classical Writers

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Howard University Press, 1981 - History - 162 pages
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In this groundbreaking study, the father of African Studies, William Leo Hansberry, examines classical references to the African continent and its people. The writings of Homer, Pliny, Ovid, Virgil, Herodotus and others are discussed and analyzed in a lively and highly readable manner.

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Harris is a professor of history at Howard University.

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