The Ethiopian’s Place in History and His Contribution to the World’s Civilization. The The Negro-The Hamite. The Stock, the Stems and the Branches of the Hamitic People.
“Give us a place in history”
A book from this African Methodist Episcopal minister in Maryland examining the history of the black race in Africa through a Biblical prism which describes them as descendants of Noah’s son Ham or “Hamites.” As Norris writes: “Give us a place in history, and credit us for our contribution. ...according to the historians, the foundation of the first great nation laid this side of the flood was laid on African soil.” (p9) “Norris, John William, presiding elder of the Hagerstown District, of the Baltimore Annual Conference, is one of the most successful ministers in the Second Episcopal District. He has pastored some of the best charges in his conference…”¹
Description: The Ethiopian’s Place in History and His Contribution to the World’s Civilization. The The Negro-The Hamite. The Stock, the Stems and the Branches of the Hamitic People.
Baltimore: The Afro-American Co, 1916. , 60pp. First edition. Publisher’s original brown gilt-lettered cloth. Tipped-in copyright slip at dedication leaf. Binding with general rubbing and wear; some mild foxing; very good.
Note. 1. Wright, Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church… (Philadelphia, 1916), p280.