Home Articles Reader Opinion Editorial Book Reviews Discussion Writers Guide About TCRecord
transparent 13

The United States and Africa

reviewed by Marshall H. Segall - 1964

coverTitle: The United States and Africa
Author(s): W. Goldschmidt
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
ISBN: , Pages: , Year:
Search for book at Amazon.com

With due respect to the editor of the Record, it must be noted that the pairing of these two books does little more than underscore the difficulties serious readers now face in discriminating among the spate of books on Africa now pouring from our presses. Partly to compensate for previous inattention, and partly because they "know a good thing when they see it," American publishers have given us many books on Africa in the past five years as in the preceding 25. Not surprisingly, many of them seem designed solely to capture the bookbuyer's dollar. One of the present pair strikes this reviewer as just such a book. The other, in stark contrast, is a most worthy contribution to a much needed understanding of the peoples of Africa, their problems, and prospects. Africa; Adventures in Eyewitness History is not altogether worthless; it contains a few excerpts from the works of competent... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

To view the full-text for this article you must be signed-in with the appropriate membership. Please review your options below:

Store a cookie on my computer that will allow me to skip this sign-in in the future.
Send me my password -- I can't remember it
Purchase this Article
Purchase The United States and Africa
Individual-Resource passes allow you to purchase access to resources one resource at a time. There are no recurring fees.
Become a Member
Online Access
With this membership you receive online access to all of TCRecord's content. The introductory rate of $25 is available for a limited time.
Print and Online Access
With this membership you receive the print journal and free online access to all of TCRecord's content.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 66 Number 2, 1964, p. 188-188
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 2526, Date Accessed: 2/21/2020 9:35:47 AM

Purchase Reprint Rights for this article or review
Article Tools
Related Articles
There are no related articles to display

Related Discussion
Post a Comment | Read All

About the Author
  • Marshall Segall

Member Center
In Print
This Month's Issue