The Atlantic Slave Trade: Empire, Enlightenment, and the Cult of the Unthinking Negro
This work explores the interrelationship betv.:een the institutionalized political philosophical construction and reproduction of European anti-African hatred within the Westem Academy and the birth and reproduction of European imperialism. Both projects grounded a part of their ideological foundation in the cultivation and reproduction of the myth of the 'unthinking African..
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