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This volume represents a new departure in the examination of Egypt’s place in the African context. It brings together the latest research of the s on Nile Valley civilizations, what they achieved, and their impact on Africa and the world. The authors take an -Afrocentric- in contrast to a -Eurocentric- perspective in their studies of the birthplace of civilization.

Thi This volume represents a new departure in the examination of Egypt’s place in the African context. This volume includes sections on the race and origin of the ancient Egyptians, black dynasties and rulers, Egyptian science and philosophy, and great Egyptologists.

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It sheds new light on neglected revistied of history. Paperbackpages. Published January 1st by Transaction Publishers first published January 1st To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Egypt Revisitedplease sign up. Lists with This Book.

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Egypt revisited

One million stones when to its construction, place so actually side by side that it is impossible to slide a razor blade between them. One could fit 31 Empire State Buildings inside. A six foot wall stretching from NY to LA could be built from the building materials. The book delves into the pyramid’s astrological significance as well it remarkable geocentric location. And, there is lots more It all go to validating that the Kemetians or son of Nubia could be desc This book is an eye opener.

It all go to validating that the Kemetians or son of Nubia could be described as Genius. It also debunks many of the arguments that the pyramids of Giza were built by anyone but the indigenous black population or the inhabitants of the Nile Valley. Jun 23, Silvio Curtis rated it liked it. A collection of essays arguing that conventional views on Ancient Egypt reflect racist biases that have inflated or invented European and Asian influences on ancient Egypt and minimized Egypt’s contributions to later European cultures.

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The different chapters range from soberly reasoned dissent from present and former orthodoxies to far-out claims such as that Egyptian civilization lasted ten thousand years.

The editor’s explicit aim is to bring Egypt into the canon of an African cultural identit A collection of essays arguing that conventional views on Ancient Egypt reflect racist biases that have inflated or invented European and Asian influences on ancient Egypt and minimized Egypt’s contributions to later European cultures.

The editor’s explicit aim is to bring Egypt into the canon of an African cultural identity, a project which seems very much like nationalist ones and similarly dangerous. Nov 27, Melissa Shapiro rated it it was ok. Too technical in the area of anthropology. Dec 30, Rasheed Abdullah rated it liked it. The book is broken into four sections with supporting essays for each section: Race and Origin of the Ancient Egyptians 2.

Black Dynasties and Rulers 3. Philosophy and Science of the Egyptians 4. Miscellaneous Essays Each essay was scholarly, erudite, and replete with evidence and arguments. There were also some fascinating visual aids in the form of pictures of actual artifacts and structures. For the topics I was interested in—Race and Origin and Dynasties—the essays proved very fruitful and intriguing.

As for the topics I had little interest in—philosophy and religion—I skipped past those pages.

Egypt Revisited by Ivan Van Sertima

I think this book serves as a very good reference for anyone with a budding interest in ancient Egypt. Sep 06, Rafael Suleiman rated it liked it. A good analysis of the African influence in ancient Egypt.

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About Ivan Van Sertima. During the decade of the s he broadcast weekly from Britain to Africa and t Dr. During the decade of the s he broadcast weekly from Britain to Africa and the Caribbean.

He was a literary critic, a sertims, and an anthropologist who made a name in all three fields. As a literary critic, he recisited the author of Caribbean Writers, a collection of critical essays on the Caribbean reviisted.

He is also the author of several major literary reviews published in Denmark, India, Britain and the United States.

He was honored for his work in this field by being asked by the Nobel Committee of the Swedish Academy to nominate candidates for the Nobel Prize in Literature from As a linguist, published essays on the dialect of the Sea Islands off the Georgia Coast. He is the author of They Came Before Columbus: The African Revisoted in Ancient America, which was published by Random House in and is presently in its twenty-ninth printing.

It was published in French in and in the same year, was awarded the Clarence L.

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He was the Editor of the Journal of African Civilizations, which he founded in and has eygpt several major anthologies which have influenced the development of multicultural curriculum in the United States. These anthologies include Blacks in Science: As an acclaimed poet, his work graces the pages of River and the Wall, and has been published in English and German.

Van Sertima defended his highly controversial thesis on the African presence in pre-Columbian America before the Smithsonian. In they published his address in Race, Discourse and the Origin of the Americas: A New World View of He also appeared before a Congressional Committee on July 7, kvan challenge the Columbus myth.

This landmark presentation before Congress was illuminating and brilliantly presented in the name of all peoples of color across the world. Books by Ivan Van Sertima. Trivia About Egypt Revisited. No trivia or quizzes yet. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.