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Black Athena : the Afroasiatic roots of classical civilization / Martin Bernal

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Bernal, Martin  Search this
Physical description:
v. <1-2 > : ill. ; 24 cm
1987-<1991 >
To 146 B.C
Critiqued by Basil Davidson, "The ancient world and Africa: whose roots?," Race and class (London) 29, autumn 1987, pages 1-15. (VF-- Africa--History)
Critiqued by John E. Coleman, "Greece and the eastern Mediterranean," Bostonia (Boston) no. 3, summer 1992, pages 36-38 (LH1.B5B678 AFA).
Reviewed by William Chester Jordon in American visions (Washington, DC) 6 (2), April 1991, pages 30-31. (E185.5.A512 AFA)
Volumes 1 & 2 reviewed by V.Y. Mudimbe, "African Athena?" Transition (New York) 58, 1992, pages 114-123. (DT433.2.T772 AFA)
Reviewed by Basil Davidson, "The ancient world and Africa: whose roots?" In Egypt revisted of Journal of African civilizations (New Brunswick) 10, summer 1989, pages 39-52. (DT1.J856 AFA)
Volume 1 reviewed by Hannah Vowles & Glyn Banks in Third text (London) 3/4, spring/summer 1988, pages 151-156. (NX1.T445 AFA)
Reviewed by Ellen K. Coughlin, "In multiculturalism debate, scholarly book on ancient Greece plays controversial part," Chronicle of higher education, July 31, 1991, pages A4+ (VF--Africa--History)
Letter to the editor of the Chronicle of higher education (Washington, DC) 38 (40), June 30, 1992, page 30; by Frank J. Yurco, "The legacy of antiquity: absence of prejudice," in which he comments of issues raised by Bernal's Black Athena (VF-- Egypt)
Reviewed by Perry Anderson, "The myth of Hellenism," Manchester guardian weekly 21, May 3, 1987 (VF-- Antiquities).
Vol. 1 published by: London: Free Association Books.
v. 1. The fabrication of ancient Greece, 1785-1985 -- v. 2. The archaeological and documentary evidence
Civilization  Search this
Egyptian influences  Search this
Phoenician influences  Search this
Call number:
DF78.B517 1987
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