My Life in Search of Africa

My Life in Search of Africa

By John Henrik Clarke

Third World Press, Paperback, 9780883781784, 106pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 1999

Description
The author, one of the foremost scholars on Africa, fought to legitimize African history for more than 60 years. This book finally uncovers the tumultuous life of this great figure. Through a series of autobiographical essays, Clarke looks back on his lifelong struggle to restore African history to its proper place in the context of world history.


About the Author
John Henrik Clarke was born in 1915 in Union Springs, Alabama, and was brought up in Columbus, Georgia. Editor, lecturer, writer, and teacher, Dr. Clarke lived in New York City from 1933 until his death in 1998.