The African origin of Civilization : myth or reality / Cheikh Anta Diop ; translated from the French by Mercer Cook.

By: Cook, Mercer [editor,, translator.]Contributor(s): Diop, Cheikh Anta [author.]Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Original language: French Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Lawrence Hill Books, 1974Copyright date: ©1974Edition: First editonDescription: xvii, 317 pages : illustrations, frontpiece ; 21 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1556520727 (paperback); 9781556520723 (paperback)Title translated: Nations nègres et culture/Antériorité des civilisations nègres : Mythe ou vérité historique? Cheikh Anta DiopLanguage note: English.Subject(s): Blacks -- Egypt | Egypt. -- History | Egypt -- Civilization -- To 332 B.C
Contents:
Translator's preface --
Preface: The meaning of our work --
chapter 1. What were the Egyptians? --
chapter 2. Birth of the negro myth --
chapter 3. Modern falsification of history --
chapter 4. Could Egyptian civilization have originated in the Delta? --
chapter 5. Could Egyptian civilization be of Asian origin? --
chapter 6. The Egyptian race as seen and treated by anthropologists --
chapter 7. Arguments supporting a negro origin --
chapter 8. Arguments opposing a negro origin --
chapter 9. Peopling of Africa from the Nile valley --
chapter 10. Political and social evolution of ancient Egypt --
chapter 11. Contribution of Ethiopia-Nubia --
chapter 12. Reply to a critic --
chapter 13. Early history of humanity: Evolution of the black world --
Conclusion.
Summary: Translation from french of the major sections of Cheikh Anta Diop's 2 books "Nations nègres et culture" and "Antériorité des civilisations nègres : Mythe ou vérité historique?" which have profoundly influenced thinking about Africa aroud the World.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-312) and index.

Translator's preface --

Preface: The meaning of our work --

chapter 1. What were the Egyptians? --

chapter 2. Birth of the negro myth --

chapter 3. Modern falsification of history --

chapter 4. Could Egyptian civilization have originated in the Delta? --

chapter 5. Could Egyptian civilization be of Asian origin? --

chapter 6. The Egyptian race as seen and treated by anthropologists --

chapter 7. Arguments supporting a negro origin --

chapter 8. Arguments opposing a negro origin --

chapter 9. Peopling of Africa from the Nile valley --

chapter 10. Political and social evolution of ancient Egypt --

chapter 11. Contribution of Ethiopia-Nubia --

chapter 12. Reply to a critic --

chapter 13. Early history of humanity: Evolution of the black world --

Conclusion.

Translation from french of the major sections of Cheikh Anta Diop's 2 books "Nations nègres et culture" and "Antériorité des civilisations nègres : Mythe ou vérité historique?" which have profoundly influenced thinking about Africa aroud the World.

English.

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