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Main Title Civilization or barbarism : an authentic anthropology /
Author Diop, Cheikh Anta.
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Salemson, Harold J.
De Jager, Marjolijn.
Publisher Lawrence Hill Books,
Year Published 1991
OCLC Number 21078236
ISBN 1556520492; 9781556520495; 1556520484 (pbk.); 9781556520488 (pbk.)
Subjects Africa--Civilization. ; Egypt--Civilization--To 332 B.C. ; Cultuurgeschiedenis.
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EJAM  DT14.D5613 1990 BEPAC Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 04/13/2015
Edition 1st ed.
Collation xxi, 440 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Translation of: Civilisation ou barbarie. Includes bibliographical references (pages 411-421) and index.
Contents Notes
Prehistory : race and history : origin of humanity and racial differentiation -- Critical review of the most recent theses on the origin of humanity -- The myth of Atlantis restored to historical science through radiocarbon analysis -- Latest discoveries on the origin of Egyptian civilization -- Clanic and tribal organization -- Structure of kinship at the clanic and tribal stage -- Race and social classes -- Birth of the different types of states -- Revolutions in history : causes and conditions for success and failure -- The different revolutions in history -- Revolution in the Greek city-states : comparison with AMP states -- Characteristics of political and social African structures and their effect on historical movement -- Critical review of the latest theses on the AMP -- How to define cultural identity? -- Toward a method for an approach to intercultural relations -- Africa's contribution : sciences -- Does an African philosophy exist? -- Greek vocabulary of black-African origin.