Afrocentrism: Mythical Pasts and Imagined Homes

By Stephen Howe

During this provocative research, Stephen Howe lines the assets and ancestries of the Afrocentric circulation, and heavily analyses the writings of its prime proponents. Hard-hitting but refined and scholarly in its appraisal of Afrocentric rules, and in keeping with wide-ranging study within the histories either one of Afro-America and of Africa itself, Afrocentrism not just demolishes the legendary “history” taught via black ultra-nationalists yet indicates paths in the direction of a real ancient recognition of Africa and its diaspora.

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