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Great civilizations of ancient Africa.

Lester Brooks

Great civilizations of ancient Africa.

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Published by Four Winds Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Africa -- Civilization.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [325]-330.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT14 .B74
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 340 p.
      Number of Pages340
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5218011M
      LC Control Number75105341

      Windsor also points out the origin of the white races. Then came the Second Intermediate Periodwith the invasion of the Hyksos on horse-drawn chariots and utilizing bronze weapons, a technology heretofore unseen in Egypt. Metallurgy started to become common in Western Africa in BC, possibly after being introduced to the Carthaginians. Of profound importance in late antiquity, the Sasanian Empire is almost completely unknown today, except as a counterpoint to the Roman Empire.

      As pedagogue, as you say, how do you teach people who may not care or trust a complicated, multiracial history? Most historians however, attributed their language and alphabet system to the Egyptians. Europeans and Arabs alike have portrayed the history of the Swahili kingdom as one of Muslim-Arab domination, with the African people and its rulers playing a passive role in the process. Historical Deception is a much needed correction to a great deal of historical distortion, suppression and denial.

      Over at least a thousand years of intense and varied interaction with the Middle East has given Swahili a rich infusion of loanwords from a wide assortment of languages. Nubia was a major source of copper as well as gold. No African researcher since, however, has provided a comprehensive analysis connecting the ancient Nile Valley civilizations with the African universe. Stolen Legacy challenges us to reconsider many of the theories and ideologies that have been impressed upon us through the American education system. Becker eds.


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