"African Elites in India" - Lecture and Book Signing

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The African Section
African and Middle Eastern Division
and the Asian Division
Library of Congress
in conjunction with
the Embassy of India
Invite you to a
Lecture and Book Signing
Free and Open to the Public
"African Elites in India"
"India is the only place in the
world where black African ruled
over non-Africans."

A new scholarly book African Elites in India edited by Kenneth X. Robbins and John McLeod tells the story of powerful Indo-Africans who were rulers, statesmen, soldiers, and builders of beautiful mosques. Dr. Robbins identified many Africans in the Deccani, Mughal, and Rajput paintings which are reproduced among the almost 350 high quality images in the book.


Thursday, October 14, 2010
12 Noon - 1:00 PM
African and Middle Eastern Reading Room
Thomas Jefferson Building LJ-220
10 First St. S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20540
(near Capital South Metro)

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Marieta Harper (202) 707-1960 or mhar at loc.gov<mailto:mhar at loc.gov>
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