Black contribution to culture and civilization by Hazel Matoorah

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StatementHazel Matoorah and Ralph Straker.
ContributionsStraker, Ralph.
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Pagination[4], 82p. :
Number of Pages82
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He did it with a book, Black Athena: The Afroasiatic Roots of Classical Civilization. A professor of Chinese politics and history at Cornell. The history of Africa begins with the emergence of hominids, archaic humans and—at leastyears ago—anatomically modern humans (Homo sapiens), in East Africa, and continues unbroken into the present as a patchwork of diverse and politically developing nation earliest known recorded history arose in Ancient Egypt, and later in Nubia, the Sahel, the Maghreb and the Horn of.

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Browder. This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $Pages:   However, during the early ’s archeologists uncovered a civilization known as the Olmecs of BC, which pre-dated any other advanced civilization in the Americas.

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