Ancient Egypt in Africa

Ancient Egypt in Africa

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by David O'Connor
     
 

This book considers the evidence for actual contacts between Egypt and other early African cultures, and how influential, or not, Egypt was on them.See more details below

Overview

This book considers the evidence for actual contacts between Egypt and other early African cultures, and how influential, or not, Egypt was on them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598742053
Publisher:
Left Coast Press
Publication date:
11/15/2003
Series:
Encounters With Ancient Egypt Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
233
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Foreword
Contributors
List of Figures
1Introduction - Locating Ancient Egypt in Africa: Modern Theories, Past Realities1
2Afrocentrism and Historical Models for the Foundation of Ancient Greece23
3Attributing Colour to the Ancient Egyptians: Reflections on Black Athena31
4The Unity of Africa39
5Ancient Egypt and the Source of the Nile55
6Views of Ancient Egypt from a West African Perspective77
7Cheikh Anta Diop and Ancient Egypt in Africa93
8Ancient Egypt, Missionaries and Christianity in Southern Africa107
9Landscapes of Knowledge, Idioms of Power: The African Foundations of Ancient Egyptian Civilization Reconsidered121
10Ancient Egypt in the Sudanese Middle Nile: A Case of Mistaken Identity?137
11On the Priestly Origin of the Napatan Kings: The Adaptation, Demise and Resurrection of Ideas in Writing Nubian History151
12Pharaonic or Sudanic? Models for Meroitic Society and Change169
References185
Index211

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