From Superman to Man by J. A. Rogers (2nd Edition)

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From Superman to Man by J. A. Rogers (2nd Edition)

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Originally published in 1917, Rogers' From Superman to Man (2nd Edition) is a classic work of fiction from the Harlem Renaissance.

The book is a polemic against the ignorance that fuels racism. The central plot revolves around a debate between a Pullman porter and a white racist Southern politician. Rogers used this debate to air many of his personal philosophies and to debunk stereotypes about black people and white racial superiority. The porter's arguments and theories are pulled from a plethora of sources, classical and contemporary, and run the gamut from history and anthropology to biology. Many of the ideas that permeated Rogers' later work can be seen germinating in From Superman to Man. He addresses issues such as the lack of scientific support for the idea of race, the lack of black history being told from a black person's perspective, and the fact of intermarriage and unions among peoples throughout history.

From Superman to Man is arguably the greatest book ever written on the topic of race and racism, and it should be a must read for every young American and anyone looking for the truth about race and racism. Extraordinary and timeless!

About the author -- Excerpt from the Wikipedia:

Joel Augustus Rogers (1880 or 1883 - 1966) was a Jamaican-American author, journalist, and historian who contributed to the history of Africa and the African Diaspora, especially the history of African Americans in the United States. His research spanned the academic fields of history, sociology and anthropology. He challenged prevailing ideas about race, demonstrated the connections between civilizations, and traced African achievements. He was one of the greatest popularizers of African history in the 20th century.

Format: PDF Digital Reprint, e-Facsimile
No. of Pages: 129
Page Size: A4 (210mm × 297mm)
Download Size: 15.9 MB
Product Code FROC7C1C44
Condition New

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