Wonderful Ethiopians of the Ancient Cushite Empire: Origin of the Civilization from the Cushites

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SUNY Press, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 293 pages
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Writer, activist, and indefatigable community leader in the American West, Drusilla Dunjee Houston (1876–1941) offers a remarkable, well-researched study of the origins of African American culture. First published in a very limited edition in 1926, Wonderful Ethiopians of the Cushite Empire features an extraordinarily rare, early study by an African American women of the roots of her people. Focusing on the origins of the matrilineal line in African culture, Houston offers a readable and meticulously researched window on a world long ago.

Peggy Brooks-Bertram is cofounder of the Uncrowned Queens Institute for Research and Education on Women, Inc. at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York.
 

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Contents

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Conclusions
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Endnotes
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Source Books
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Authors
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Index
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About the Editor
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Notes to the Reader
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Peggy Brooks-Bertram is a native of Baltimore, Maryland, and has lived in Buffalo, New York, since 1986. She is a scholar on the life of Drusilla Dunjee Houston. In 2007 she published a long-lost manuscript of Houston's, Origin of Civilization from the Cushites, for which she received Honorary Mention in the Best Black Books for 2007. She is currently writing a biography on Houston.

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