Africanists and Africans of the Maghrib: casualties of Analogy

@article{Mohamed2010AfricanistsAA,
  title={Africanists and Africans of the Maghrib: casualties of Analogy},
  author={Mohamed Hassan Mohamed},
  journal={The Journal of North African Studies},
  year={2010},
  volume={15},
  pages={349 - 374}
}
  • M. Mohamed
  • Published 1 September 2010
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of North African Studies
This article is the first segment of a two-part project that explores the role of textuality in scholarly conceptions of the origin of black Africans living in the Maghrib – the so-called Haratin. In this part I sought to identify the textual threads linking the current Anglophone historiography to colonial ethnography and, ultimately, nineteenth-century abolitionism. It shows how entrapment in a racialist conception of Africa and African, and analogy to the transatlantic slave trade have… Expand
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