“Our Ancestors Were Material Scientists”

  title={“Our Ancestors Were Material Scientists”},
  author={Akinwumi Ogundiran and Oa Ige},
  journal={Journal of Black Studies},
  pages={751 - 772}
The quest for a comprehensive understanding of Africa’s indigenous technology has been an important intellectual agenda in Black Studies. In some instances this interest has tended to be speculative and derivative because most Black Studies scholars are not trained in the disciplinary fields that are relevant for investigating Africa’s indigenous technology through primary field and laboratory research. Collaboration between Black Studies scholars and those in the physical sciences is therefore… 

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