The Negro eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 198 pages of information about The Negro.

(Consult also Johnston’s other works on Africa, and his article in Vol.  XLIII of the Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland; also Inter-Racial Problems, and Deniker, noted above.)


(The works of Breasted and Petrie, Maspero, Budge and Newberry and Garstang are the standard books on Egypt.  They mention the Negro, but incidentally and often slightingly.)

A.F.  Chamberlain:  “The Contribution of the Negro to Human Civilization” (_Journal of Race Development_, Vol.  I, April, 1911).

T.E.S.  Scholes:  Glimpses of the Ages, etc., London, 1905.

W.H.  Ferris:  The African Abroad, etc., 2 vols., New Haven, 1913.

E.A.W.  Budge:  The Egyptian Sudan, 2 vols., 1907.

*_Archeological Survey of Nubia_.

A.  Thompson and D. Randal McIver:  _The Ancient Races of the Thebaid_, 1905.


Job Ludolphus:  A New History of Ethiopia (tr. by Gent), London, 1682.

W.S.  Harris:  Highlands of AEthiopia, 3 vols., London, 1844.

R.S.  Whiteway:  The Portuguese Expedition to Abyssinia ... as narrated by Castanhosa, etc., 1902.

THE NIGER RIVER AND ISLAM F.L.  Shaw (Lady Lugard):  _A Tropical Dependency_, etc., London, 1906.

(The reader may dismiss as worthless Lady Lugard’s definition of “Negro.”  Otherwise her book is excellent.)

Es-Sa’di, Abderrahman Ben Abdallah, etc., translated into French by O. Houdas, Paris, 1900.

F.  DuBois:  _Timbuktu the Mysterious_ (tr. by White), 1896.

W.D.  Cooley:  _The Negroland of the Arabs_, etc., 1841.

H.  Barth:  _Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa_, etc., 5 vols., 1857-58.

Ibn Batuta:  _Travels_, etc. (tr. by Lee), 1829.

Leo Africanus:  _The History and Description of Africa_, etc. (tr. by Pory, ed. by R. Brown), 3 vols., 1896.

E.W.  Blyden:  _Christianity, Islam, and the Negro Race_.

Leo Frobenius:  _The Voice of Africa_ (tr. by Blind), 2 vols., 1913.

Mungo Park:  Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa, 1799.


Leo Frobenius (as above).

Sir Harry H. Johnston:  Liberia, 2 vols., New York, 1906.

H.H.  Foote:  Africa and the American Flag, New York, 1859.

T.H.T.  McPherson:  A History of Liberia, Baltimore, Johns Hopkins

T.J.  Alldridge:  A Transformed Colony (Sierra Leone), London, 1910.

E.D.  Morel:  Affairs of West Africa, 1902.

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