Roots: its impact and implications.

  • Ros Jefferson
  • Published 1979 in Journal of the National Medical Association

Abstract

What is contained in Roots, the 587-page narrative that captured an entire world population? The answer is not simple, nor is it overly complex, but rather an admixture of significant psychological, sociological, and timing factors that served to ignite the fuse of human fascination for the unknown, the hidden truths, the obscure, and the forbidden. This… (More)

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