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by Michael Gomez

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“Reversing Sail: A History of the African Diaspora”
by Michael Gomez

Student Assignment - Introduction/Chapter One


  • African Diaspora Defined (pg.1)
  • Studying the African Diaspora (pg.2)
    • Concern With Two Key Issues
    • A Unified Experience?
      • Related Condition
      • Connected People of African Descent

Group 1:

  • Ancient Egypt and Nubia to the South
    • Politics and Role of Military
    • Items Grown, Produced, Manufactured, Mined
    • Role of: (1) Skin Color and (2) Women

Group 2:

  • Africans in the Graeco (Greek)-Roman World
    • Role of Skin Color
    • Attitudes Toward Egyptian and Nubian
    • Achievements/Civilization
    • Activities of Africans in Graeco-Roman World
    • Influence of African Culture in Southern Europe