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Nearly fifty years in the past Melville Herskovits got down to debunk the parable that black american citizens haven't any cultural previous. initially released in 1941, his unparalleled research of black historical past and tradition recovered a wealthy African history in non secular and secular lifestyles, the language and humanities of the Americas.

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