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Blyden's pioneering work on the history and culture of West Africa was one of the first attempts to challenge European assumptions about the 'dark continent'. This volume includes a series of lectures delivered in England in the early 20th century, where Blyden presented his views on the need for greater recognition of Africa's contributions to world civilization.

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West Africa Before Europe, and Other Addresses, Delivered in England in 1901 and

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  • Blyden, Edward Wilmot