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Some thirty-five years ago, H.R. Trevor- Roperóin a moment of condescension that quickly became notoriousódeclared to an audience on the BBC: "Perhaps in the future, there will be some African history to teach. But, at present there is none: there is only the history of the Europeans in Africa. The rest is darkness...."

K. ANTHONY APPIAH, in Africa: The Hidden History, a review of Africa: A Biography of the Continent by John Reader, Knopf, www.nybooks.com December 17, 1998