Citations : For a broader account of our ranking methodology, especially as it relates to ’s underlying educational philosophy and, in other ranking articles, looks beyond academic excellence (as here) to such factors as return on investment or incidental benefit, see our article “ Ranking Methodology: How We Rank Schools at TBS .” Reputation of schools and degree programs can at least in part be gauged through the rankings of other well-known educational ranking companies. At , we keep track of such social and peer validation: “ Making Sense of College Rankings .” For nuts-and-bolts information about colleges and universities, we look to the National Center for Education Statistics and especially its College Navigator . Insofar as salary and inflation data are relevant to a ranking, we look to the Bureau of Labor Statistics . Finally, nothing beats contacting schools and degree programs directly, which our researchers often do, with the result that all the entries in this article should be considered as belonging to this citation!
“What was Africa to Them?” Rev: Middle Passages: African American Journeys to Africa 1787-2005 by James T. Campbell, Black Gold of the Earth: Searching for Home in Africa and Beyond by Ekow Eshun, American Africans in Ghana: Black Expatriates and the Civil Rights Era by Kevin J. Gaines, Lose Your Mother: A Journey Along the Atlantic Slave Route Saidiya Hartman, and The Door of No Return: The History of Cape Coast Castle and the Atlantic Slave Trade by William St. Clair, New York Review of Books September 27, 2007, Volume LIV, Number 14, – . Republished as “Le rêve Africain des Afro-américains” Claire Saint-Germain trans. in La revue Internationale des livres et des idées Janvier-Février 2008 No. 3, 3-7.