Africa in Europe: Antiquity into the Age of Global by Stefan Goodwin

By Stefan Goodwin

Africa in Europe, in volumes, meticulously files Europe's African presence from antiquity to the current. It contains findings from components of analysis as varied as actual anthropology, linguistics, social historical past, social conception, diplomacy, migrational reviews, and globalization. unlike so much different works targeting Eurafrican relationships that mostly revolve round Atlantic and trans-Atlantic advancements because the Age of world Exploration, this paintings has a wider point of view which takes account of human evolution, the historical past of faith, Judaic reviews, Byzantine experiences, the background of Islam, and Western highbrow heritage together with social concept. whereas the difficulty of racism in its variation manifestations gets thorough remedy, African in Europe is usually approximately human connections throughout fluid barriers which are old in addition to those who date to the Age of Exploration, the Age of Revolution, and proceed until eventually the current. therefore, it brings new readability to our knowing of such methods as acculturation and assimilation whereas deepening our figuring out of interrelationships between racism, violence, and social identities. This paintings is filled with new insights, clean interpretations, and hugely nuanced analyses correct to our puzzling over territoriality, citizenship, migration, and frontiers in an international that's more and more globalized. the writer strikes throughout limitations of time and house in ways in which lead to an encyclopedic paintings that's an built-in and programmatic complete in addition to one within which every one bankruptcy is an entire module of scholarship that's self-contained.

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