Vol 56, No 2 (1995)


Cover Page
This map is on the cover of Africa Seen by Ameri­canNegroes(Paris: Presence Africaine Cahier Spe­cial, 1958), an important anthology of 21 lrn­manities and social science essays written by leading African American scholars actively en­gaged in the study of Africa in the 1950s. Presence Africaine has a long-standing commitment to publishing works about Africa and the African diaspora written by African and African Ameri­can authors. This work is from the collections of the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Stud­ies at Northwestern University. Established in 1954, the Herskovits Library is the largest sepa­rate library for the study of Africa in the United States. (Illustration reproduced by permission of Presence Africaine.)