Civilization Or Barbarism: An Authentic Anthropology

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Lawrence Hill Books, 1991 - Social Science - 440 pages
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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 ... Read full review

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 ... Read full review


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

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