A Global African Journey for children
by RUNOKO RASHIDI and the Uncovering the African Past Research Group
Runoko Rashidi is the leading expert on the history of the diaspora of Black people. He has travelled to over 100 countries and met the Black communities. He has given thousands of lectures and his books, Black Star, the African Presence in Early Europe; African Star over Asia and Uncovering the African Past are very widely read and appreciated.
He and his study team have now produced this book to show children how Africans have moved throughout the world – mostly by their free will but sometimes through force. In this book Runoko tells his daughter, Assata-Garvey, all about the African diaspora.
The sections on Asia, Europe, Australia, the Pacific islands and the Americas introduce children to Black influence on Asian civilizations, migrations in ancient times, famous Africans who have lived in Europe, the Black people of Australia and the Pacific, the mysteries of the Olmec sculptures in Mexico and many more….
On his frequent travels Runoko has taken thousands of good photographs and 25 of them ( xx in colour) illustrate this book. There are also two maps.
Market: children, Black interest, library, school
ISBN. 978-0-9926863-5-8 Paperback, size : 254 x 232 mm. Portrait : 64 pages
16 January 2017. Retail price GPB 11.99 (USA $12.50)