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Early African American Historians: A Book History and Historiography Approach — The Case of William Cooper Nell (1816–1874)

  • Claire Parfait

Abstract

In a recent book on West Indians and Africans settled in Britain from the 1930s on, entitled Ending British Rule in Africa: Writers in a Common Cause, Carol Polsgrove investigates the struggles of a group of activ- ists looking to find outlets for their anti-colonial writings. She notes that getting their works printed and published was a major challenge. This applies in an even more evident way to early African American historians.

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American Historian Book History American Revolution African American Culture Black Historian 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claire Parfait
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  1. 1.University of Paris 13France

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