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11.12.03 Mills, Elizabeth Shown, and Gary B. Mills, “Roots” and the New “Faction:” A Legitimate Tool for Clio?, published in 1981 in the January issue of Virginia Magazine of History and Biography

Two experts on African-American family history expose the numerous  mistakes in the celebrated  Roots.

This article was published in the January 1981 issue of Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, pages 5-26.  View pdf by clicking below:

http://www.historicpathways.com/download/rootsnfaction.pdf

Also, click below to view our review of Roots.

 http://southernhistorians.org/the-societys-southern-life-recommended-reading/11-southern-literature/11-09-southern-literature-southern-view-of-southern-culture/11-09-03-southern-literature-southern-view-of-southern-culture-a-suggested-reading/

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