Egypt vs. Greece and the American Academy: The Debate Over the Birth of Civilization

ISBN: 9780913543771

Debating the development of civilization in Egypt and Greece, this collection of essays explores European misconceptions of African history. Featuring contributions from some of the top scholars in African American studies, this book analyzes the inconsistencies erupting from academic and Eurocentric reports on ancient culture. It explores such questions as If the pyramids were built in 2800 B.C. and Greek civilization began around 700 B.C., how could the Greeks have contributed or taught Africans math and science? and If the Greeks built pyramids in Egypt, why did they not build a few in Greece?

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ African American Images
  • April 1, 2002
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 200 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0913543772
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0913543771
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