Advice for Understanding Historiography

Advice for Understanding Historiography

Source: Historiography, What is it? Emily Blanck, Rowan University (Rowan University) 2017 A.D. This source provides more pieces of advice for process of historiography. It may be wise to add these "pearls of wisdom" to your took kit as you traverse through history in trying to understand the black presence in the ancient and medieval world.
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18th-19th Centuries, Jews Were Black

18th-19th Centuries, Jews Were Black

Source: Jews, Race and Popular Music (Routledge) 2017 A.D. Note: Page 168 of the source. Note: Page 168 of the source. This source confirms yet again that through the 18th and 19th Centuries, people believed the Jews were black due to them always being black or they were black due to interbreeding through blacks. This source confirms the hyper-sexualization of black men.
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The Ancient City of Carthage had a Majority of “African” and “Negro” Types

The Ancient City of Carthage had a Majority of “African” and “Negro” Types

Source: Ancient African Christianity: An Introduction to a Unique Context and Tradition (Routledge) 2017 A.D. Note: Page 64 of the source. Note: Page 65 of the source. Note: Page 68 to 69 of the source. Note: Page 76 of the source. Note: Page 76 to 77 of the source. This source confirms several things: in Roman Africa the goddess "Afra" was depicted with dreadlocks and other negroid features, the Cyrenaeans depicted themselves and Romans with "Libyan features" (the ancient northern regions west of the Nile were often designated as Libya, which means the Cyreneans and the Romans living in their…
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Igbo Pyramids Connected With Ancient Egypt

Igbo Pyramids Connected With Ancient Egypt

Source: The Forgotten Igbo Pyramids (Pulse.ng) 2017 A.D The ancient Igbo pyramids are located in Udi, Enugu, Nigeria but have long been forgotten and are probably in ruins. The wonder of the Igbo pyramids started in 1935, when British anthropologist and colonial administrator, G. I. Jones, took pictures of the Nsude pyramids (what is now known as the Igbo pyramids). Jones in 1935 was building up an extraordinary photographic record of Southeastern Nigerian culture when he stumbled upon the clay formed wonders. Armed with his Roloflex camera Jones took shots of the 10 circular stepped pyramids. The Nsude pyramids are…
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