Additional Resources for Roots by Alex Haley

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Russell Adams, "An Analysis of the Roots Phenomenon in the Context of American Racial Conservatism," in Presence Africame, Vol. 116, No 4, pp. 125-40

This article explores the factors that contnbuted to the success of Roots.

Helen Davis Othow, "Roots and the Heroic Search for Identity," m CLA Journal, Vol XXVI, No 3, March, 1983, pp 311-24

Chavis describes Haley's book as the embodiment of the "feverish search for meaning in an alien universe."

Elizabeth Stone, Black Sheep and Kissing Cousins- How Our Family Stories Shape Us, Penguin, 1989, 254 p

Stone interviews one hundred people and records their family histones.

Tomrnie Morton Young, in Afro American Genealogy

Sourcebook, Afragenda, 1998, 199 p Young provides a multitude of genealogical resources for those interested m exploring their own genealogy.

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