Coming of Age: The Transformation of Afro-American Historiography

@article{Harris1982ComingOA,
  title={Coming of Age: The Transformation of Afro-American Historiography},
  author={Robert Lee Harris},
  journal={The Journal of Negro History},
  year={1982},
  volume={67},
  pages={107 - 121}
}
  • R. Harris
  • Published 1 July 1982
  • History
  • The Journal of Negro History
As a field of inquiry with its own conceptual and methodological concerns, AfroAmerican historiography came of age during the past two decades. Prior to the 1960s, the writing of Afro-American History was dominated by an effort to achieve the notice and respect of White America. It was bound in Jay Saunders Redding's words to " .. the angle of vision, the perceptions, the insights, and the interpretationsonce all too frequently questionable of white historians and chroniclers."' White… 
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