African Mythology – Parrinder

This book was written in 1960s. Granted, the mythology is quite old, so that fact shouldn't matter. However, the language used to describe Africans is clearly from that decade. Parrinder was born in 1910. You've been warned. I like the idea of having a book about African mythology. In the Western world, we are surrounded … Continue reading African Mythology – Parrinder

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African American Faces of the Civil War – Coddington

Take note, authors.  This is how you do a book full of miniature biographies. I've griped about it before. I don't usually like biographies, not because I don't like history, but because the format is generally dull. Coddington, on the other hand, spends his time putting the facts and figures in context of exciting events … Continue reading African American Faces of the Civil War – Coddington