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Race and the writing of history

riddling the sphinx

by Maghan Keita

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Historiography.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- Historiography.,
    • Blacks -- Historiography.,
    • Historiography -- United States.,
    • Culture conflict -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementMaghan Keita.
      SeriesRace and American culture
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE185 .K38 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 214 p. ;
      Number of Pages214
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL34914M
      ISBN 100195112741
      LC Control Number99019277

      Get this from a library! Race and the writing of history: riddling the sphinx. [Maghan Keita] -- "Despite increased interest in recent years in the role of race in Western culture, scholars have neglected much of the body of work produced in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries by black. Important Points of Historical Writing. Thesis. Writing is the foremost goal of history, since it is the medium through which the writer communicates the sum of his or her historical knowledge (Cantor & Schneider, ). In order to accomplish that goal, historical writing demands a strong thesis. The thesis should express a contention about.

      The author of The Address Book: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power, Deirdre's writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, and The Guardian. Originally from North Carolina, she has taught at Harvard and the London School of Economics.   It’s a rejection of race, not only as a construct, but as a narrative I felt that at some point in the book I had to do some violence directed toward the story of race, toward the idea of race. And if I didn’t expressly reject race, then it would too easily—all the narratives, the stereotypes would settle like dust on the book.”.

        It isn’t found in any style guide, but it does contain aspects of the Turabian style of writing. Although it might seem a little strange to you, many history teachers like to see a full citation for the book you’re reviewing (Turabian style) at the head of the paper, right below the : Grace Fleming. Forbidden Archeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race is a pseudoarchaeological book by Michael A. Cremo and Richard L. Thompson, written in association with the Bhaktivedanta Institute of states that the book has "over pages of well-documented evidence suggesting that modern man did not evolve from ape man, but instead has co-existed with apes for millions of years Country: United States.


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