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The Power of Story: Global Myths on the Origins and Character of Black People

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ABOUT THE BOOK:

My main purpose of writing was not to solve all the problems of racial discrimination, but rather to introduce some historical reasons why it came about, how it has been systematically perpetuated, and how we might find some solutions by honestly bursting the basic myths that have been used to justify racism in its many and subtle forms.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Mary Nyambura Muchiri is a retired associate professor of English of Taylor University, Indiana, U.S.A. She has a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics from Lancaster University, U.K. Her books can all be purchased from Amazon.com. 1. Saved Through Fire: A Family Experiences Kenya's War of Independence, Guardian Books. 2. Papers on Language and Culture: An African Perspective, AuthorHouse. 3. His Banner over Me Is Love: The Dreams of an African Woman. AuthorHouse. 4. The Power of Story: Global Myths on the Origins and Character of Black People. Publish America 5. You Have Been Chosen: The Identity of an Adopted Child. Trafford Publishing. She has also contributed chapters in Changing Images by Anna P.Obura (Ed.); Society and the Language Classroom by Hawel Coleman (Ed.); On Writing Research: The Braddock Essays 1975-1998 by Lisa Ede (Ed.), and Writing and Learning in Cross-National Perspective edited by David Foster and David R. Russell. Her interests include research in college writing, colonial and post-colonial literature, Spiritual Development and women's issues.

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