Africa in Europe: Interdependencies, Relocations, and by Stefan Goodwin

By Stefan Goodwin

Africa in Europe, in volumes, meticulously files Europe's African presence from antiquity to the current. It accommodates findings from parts of analysis as different as actual anthropology, linguistics, social background, social concept, diplomacy, migrational experiences, and globalization. unlike so much different works targeting Eurafrican relationships that principally revolve round Atlantic and trans-Atlantic advancements because the Age of worldwide Exploration, this paintings has a much wider standpoint which takes account of human evolution, the background of faith, Judaic experiences, Byzantine stories, the historical past of Islam, and Western highbrow historical past together with social conception. whereas the problem of racism in its variation manifestations gets thorough remedy, African in Europe is additionally approximately human connections throughout fluid barriers which are historical in addition to those who date to the Age of Exploration, the Age of Revolution, and proceed till the current. for that reason, it brings new readability to our knowing of such strategies as acculturation and assimilation whereas deepening our knowing of interrelationships between racism, violence, and social identities. This paintings is filled with new insights, clean interpretations, and hugely nuanced analyses correct to our pondering territoriality, citizenship, migration, and frontiers in a global that's more and more globalized. the writer strikes throughout limitations of time and house in ways in which bring about an encyclopedic paintings that's an built-in and programmatic entire in addition to one within which each one bankruptcy is a whole module of scholarship that's self-contained.

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