Delta Publications to release new book on race relations

 Professor Edith Ihekweazu’s historical book, ‘Experience Abroad’ would be presented to Nigerian readers next month, Publishers of the book have said.

Chief Dillibe Onyeama, CEO of Delta Publications (Nigeria) Limited describes the book as the ‘most beautiful, insightful and compelling historical books ever published on the blending of races’.

The author, Professor Ihekweazu, a German academic who is married to a Nigerian has produced in the book, a rich result of outstanding research covering many centuries that exposes a scarcely known aspect of the stunning experiences of African travelers of of the past.

The blurb says “ The... book follows a wide cross-section of African travellers  their adventurous discovery of the Western world - from the 17th-century Igbo slave Olaudah Equiano, to the 18th-century Ugandan statesman Sir Apolo Kwagwa; from the 19th-century Hausa servants Dorugu and Abbega through to such modern-day travellers as Buchi Emecheta the "Second Class Citizen", Mugo Gatheru the "Child of Two Worlds", Dillibe Onyeama the "Nigger at Eton", John Pepper Clark's the "America, their America", Camara Laye, Chinweizu, and many other fascinating Africans from all walks of life.’