African Presence in Early Europe

African Presence in Early Europe

Book - 1985
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This book places into perspective the role of the African in world civilization, in particular his little known contributions to the advancement of Europe. A major essay on the evolution of the Caucasoid discusses recent scientific discoveries of the African fatherhood of man and the shift towards albinism (dropping of pigmentation) by the Grimaldi African during an ice age (the Wurm Interstadial) in Europe. The debt owed to African and Arab Moors for certain inventions usually credited to the Renaissance is discussed, as well as the much earlier Afro-Egyptian influence on Greek science and philosophy. The book is divided into six parts: The First Europeans: African Presence in the Ancient Mediterranean Isles and Mainland Greece; Africans in the European Religious Hierarchy (madonnas, saints and popes); African Presence in Western Europe; African Presence in Northern Europe; African Presence in Eastern Europe.

Publisher: New Brunswick [N.J.], U.S.A. : Transaction Books, c1985
ISBN: 9780887386640
0887386644
Branch Call Number: 940.0496 A258 1985
Characteristics: 317 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Van Sertima, Ivan

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