The Misrepresentation of Diop's Views

  title={The Misrepresentation of Diop's Views},
  author={J. G. D. Walker},
  journal={Journal of Black Studies},
  pages={77 - 85}
  • J. Walker
  • Published 1 September 1995
  • History
  • Journal of Black Studies
The late Cheikh Anta Diop was perhaps the strongest opponent from Africa of bias in historical scholarship, broadly defined. His work and purpose have been frequently misunderstood and misinterpreted. It is also very likely that his views, or some of them, have been seriously misrepresented. The purpose of this brief essay is to examine in a preliminary fashion recent statements or implications about Diop by a team from the Universities of Michigan (Ann Arbor) and Washington (Seattle). Diop's… 

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