A Martian Odyssey is one of the best science-fiction works written by Stanley Grauman Weinbaum and will be interested for Weinbaum's admirers and all connoisseurs of science fiction. The writer is worth reading because he was the first among other science fiction authors who depicted aliens and other forms of life in a realistic way. On the pages of his book you will not find monsters or other fantastic creatures. All his characters are thought over carefully, with great love and interest. The book is remarkable for its humor, logic and suspense.
Carter Godwin Woodson was born in 1875 in New Canton, Virginia. He was a afro-american historian, writer who’s desire was to rise the interest towards the African history. He wanted those who immigrated in the USA to remember and respect their native country history. He was also a popular journalist who did everything he could for his country. He was as well one of the founders of Black History Month. Woodson was one of the first who tried to popularize the African history as a discipline in schools. He acted in such a way to bring to people the idea of importance of learning native history having an awareness and knowledge of the contributions to the world history and of an incredible heritage. He was an important member in the first pro-african association - Sigma Pi Phi and Omega Psi Phi as well. He took part in social life of America actively and struggle against prejudices and for respect for his country. In the same years appeared one of his most scholarly books, The Education of the Negro Prior to 1861 (1915). He also was the author of A Century of Negro Migration (1918).
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