Before Color Prejudice / Edition 1

Before Color Prejudice / Edition 1

by Frank M. Snowden
     
 

In this account of black-white contacts from the Pharaohs to the Caesars, Snowden demonstrates that the ancients did not discriminate against blacks because of their color. He sheds light on the reasons for the absence in antiquity of virulent color prejudice and for the difference in attitudes of whites toward blacks in ancient and modern societies.See more details below

Overview

In this account of black-white contacts from the Pharaohs to the Caesars, Snowden demonstrates that the ancients did not discriminate against blacks because of their color. He sheds light on the reasons for the absence in antiquity of virulent color prejudice and for the difference in attitudes of whites toward blacks in ancient and modern societies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674063815
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
03/01/1991
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

1. Who Were The African Blacks?

2. Meetings of Black and Whites

3. Images and Attitudes

4. Toward an Understanding of the Ancient View

Illustrations

Notes and Sources

Sources of Illustrations

Index

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