Civilization or Barbarism

Forsideomslag
Chicago Review Press, 1991 - 440 sider
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Challenging societal beliefs, this volume rethinks African and world history from an Afrocentric perspective.
 

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Diop offers a Critical challenge to orthodox scholarship's interpretation of Egypt as a White civilization, which arose during the nineteenth century to reinforce European racism and imperialism ... Læs hele anmeldelsen

Civilization or barbarism: an authentic anthropology

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This last work of the well-known Senegalese scholar (1923-86) is a summation and expansion of his two previous volumes-- Precolonial Black Africa (1987) and The African Origin of Civilization (1974 ... Læs hele anmeldelsen

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Introduction
1
Paleontological Approach
9
Laws Governing the Evolution of Societies Motor of History in Societies of AMP and the Greek CityState
109
Cultural Identity
209
Africas Contribution to Humanity in Sciences and in Philosophy
229
Notes
381
Bibliography
411
Index
423
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Om forfatteren (1991)

Cheikh Anta Diop is the author of The African Origin of Civilization: Myth or Reality and Precolonial Black Africa.

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