Going to the Promised Land: Afro-American Immigrants in Ethiopia, 1930-1935 William R. Scott ~ Black Jews of Harlem ~ Arnold Josiah Ford


Title: Going to the Promised Land: Afro-American Immigrants in Ethiopia, 1930-1935 [An IBW Occasional Paper]

Author: William R. Scott

Description: Staple-stitched. Stated first edition, first printing. Light soiling to covers. Internally clean and unmarked. iv, 16 pages. Scarce. Six copies located on OCLC.

William R. Scott's 1975 paper on the experience of Harlem's small community of Black Jews, led by Rabbi Arnold J. Ford, who immigrated to Ethiopia in the early 1930s. Includes detailed references/endnotes. Introduction by St. Claire Drake.

William R. Scott (1940-2017) was a distinguished professor of history, an authority on African American history in the United States, and an expert in the area of Ethiopian symbolism in U.S. black thought. He taught at the University of Wisconsin, Wellesley (Chairman of the Department of Black Studies), Harvard, Oberlin College, and Lehigh University (where he founded the Africana Studies program).

Binding: Staple bound soft cover
Condition: Very Good+

Publisher: The Institute of the Black World / IBW Press
Place: Atlanta, Georgia
Year: 1975

Keywords: African Studies, Black Studies, Black Jews, Black Jewish, Harlem, Ethiopia, Arnold Josiah Ford,

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