The Destruction of Black Civilization

The Destruction of Black Civilization
Author: Chancellor Williams
Release: 1987
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 384
ISBN: 0883780305
Language: en
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A widely read classic exposition of the history of Africans on the continent—and the people of African descent in the United States and in the diaspora—this well researched analysis details the development of civilization in Africa.

Destruction of Black Civilization Great Issues of a Race From 4500 B C to 2000 A D

Destruction of Black Civilization  Great Issues of a Race From  4500 B C to 2000 A D
Author: Chancellor Williams
Release: 2019-11-04
Editor: Lulu Press, Inc
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781794703308
Language: en
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This is a widely read classic exposition of the history of Africans on the continent, the people of African descent in the United States and in the diaspora. This is well researched scholarly work detailing the development of civilisation in Africa and its destruction

Destruction of Black Civilization

Destruction of Black Civilization
Author: Chancellor Williams
Release: 2020-06-26
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 388
ISBN: 1716802105
Language: en
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The Destruction of Black Civilization took Chancellor Williams sixteen years of research and field study to compile. The book, which was to serve as a reinterpretation of the history of the African race, was intended to be ""a general rebellion against the subtle message from even the most 'liberal' white authors (and their Negro disciples): 'You belong to a race of nobodies. You have no worthwhile history to point to with pride.'"" The book was written at a time when many black students, educators, and scholars were starting to piece together the connection between the way their history was taught and the way they were perceived by others and by themselves. They began to question assumptions made about their history and took it upon themselves to create a new body of historical research. The book is premised on the question: ""If the Blacks were among the very first builders of civilization and their land the birthplace of civilization, what has happened to them that has left them since then, at the bottom of world society, precisely what happened? The Caucasian answer is simple and well-known: The Blacks have always been at the bottom."" Williams instead contends that many elements--nature, imperialism, and stolen legacies-- have aided in the destruction of the black civilization. The Destruction of Black Civilization is revelatory and revolutionary because it offers a new approach to the research, teaching, and study of African history by shifting the main focus from the history of Arabs and Europeans in Africa to the Africans themselves, offering instead ""a history of blacks that is a history of blacks. Because only from history can we learn what our strengths were and, especially, in what particular aspect we are weak and vulnerable. Our history can then become at once the foundation and guiding light for united efforts in serious[ly] planning what we should be about now."" It was part of the evolution of the black revolution that took place in the 1970s, as the focus shifted from politics to matters of the mind.

The Rebirth of African Civilization

The Rebirth of African Civilization
Author: Chancellor 1893-1992 Williams
Release: 2021-09-09
Editor: Hassell Street Press
Pages: 344
ISBN: 1014091381
Language: en
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

The Rebirth of African Civilization

The Rebirth of African Civilization
Author: Chancellor Williams
Release: 1993
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 328
ISBN: IND:30000044501405
Language: en
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This publication moves the discussion beyond the vagueness of ethnicity to the reality of African empowerment.

Introduction to African Civilizations

Introduction to African Civilizations
Author: John G. Jackson
Release: 2015-11-06
Editor: Ravenio Books
Pages: 244
ISBN:
Language: en
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This modern classic is organized as follows: Introductory Survey Survey of Pre-Historic Man Ethiopia at the Crossroads The Hoare-Laval Plan Arab-Moorish Civilization and Culture South Africa West Africa Recent Tendencies Brief Statement of Courses in Schools Today Groundwork for Teachers That Word “Negro” — (negro) Early Traces in the Ancient East Summary of Native States Liberia and Sierra Leone International Relations Africans in Latin America Africans in Oceania African Art Africans in the United States Summary and Conclusion General Bibliography

Precolonial Black Africa

Precolonial Black Africa
Author: Cheikh Anta Diop,Harold Salemson
Release: 2012-09-01
Editor: Chicago Review Press
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781613747452
Language: en
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This comparison of the political and social systems of Europe and black Africa from antiquity to the formation of modern states demonstrates the black contribution to the development of Western civilization.

The African Origin of Civilization

The African Origin of Civilization
Author: Cheikh Anta Diop,Mercer Cook
Release: 2012-09-01
Editor: Chicago Review Press
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781613747360
Language: en
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Now in its 30th printing, this classic presents historical, archaeological, and anthropological evidence to support the theory that ancient Egypt was a black civilization.

The Destruction of Black Civilization

The Destruction of Black Civilization
Author: Chancellor Williams
Release: 1987
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 384
ISBN: OCLC:1050342339
Language: en
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Between the World and Me

Between the World and Me
Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates
Release: 2015-07-14
Editor: One World
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9780679645986
Language: en
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER • NAMED ONE OF TIME’S TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE DECADE • PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST • NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST • ONE OF OPRAH’S “BOOKS THAT HELP ME THROUGH” • NOW AN HBO ORIGINAL SPECIAL EVENT Hailed by Toni Morrison as “required reading,” a bold and personal literary exploration of America’s racial history by “the most important essayist in a generation and a writer who changed the national political conversation about race” (Rolling Stone) NAMED ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL BOOKS OF THE DECADE BY CNN • NAMED ONE OF PASTE’S BEST MEMOIRS OF THE DECADE • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review • O: The Oprah Magazine • The Washington Post • People • Entertainment Weekly • Vogue • Los Angeles Times • San Francisco Chronicle • Chicago Tribune • New York • Newsday • Library Journal • Publishers Weekly In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta-Nehisi Coates offers a powerful new framework for understanding our nation’s history and current crisis. Americans have built an empire on the idea of “race,” a falsehood that damages us all but falls most heavily on the bodies of black women and men—bodies exploited through slavery and segregation, and, today, threatened, locked up, and murdered out of all proportion. What is it like to inhabit a black body and find a way to live within it? And how can we all honestly reckon with this fraught history and free ourselves from its burden? Between the World and Me is Ta-Nehisi Coates’s attempt to answer these questions in a letter to his adolescent son. Coates shares with his son—and readers—the story of his awakening to the truth about his place in the world through a series of revelatory experiences, from Howard University to Civil War battlefields, from the South Side of Chicago to Paris, from his childhood home to the living rooms of mothers whose children’s lives were taken as American plunder. Beautifully woven from personal narrative, reimagined history, and fresh, emotionally charged reportage, Between the World and Me clearly illuminates the past, bracingly confronts our present, and offers a transcendent vision for a way forward.

The Black Man the Father of Civilization Proven by Biblical History

The Black Man  the Father of Civilization  Proven by Biblical History
Author: James Morris Webb
Release: 2021-03-16
Editor: Litres
Pages: 358
ISBN: 9785041206215
Language: en
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"The Black Man, the Father of Civilization, Proven by Biblical History" by James Morris Webb. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

When the World Was Black Part One

When the World Was Black Part One
Author: Supreme Understanding
Release: 2013-02-02
Editor: Supreme Design Publishing
Pages: 400
ISBN:
Language: en
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When the World Was Black: The Untold History of the World’s First Civilizations (Volume Two of The Science of Self series) has been published in TWO parts. Why two? Because there are far too many stories that remain untold. We had over 200,000 years of Black history to tell – from the southern tip of Chile to the northernmost isles of Europe – and you can’t do that justice in a 300-page book. So there are two parts, each consisting of 360 pages of groundbreaking history, digging deep into the story of all the world’s original people. Part One covers the Black origins of all the world’s oldest cultures and societies, spanning more than 200,000 years of human history. Part Two tells the stories of the Black men and women who introduced urban civilization to the world over the last 20,000 years, up to the time of European contact. Each part has over 100 helpful maps, graphs, and photos, an 8-page full-color insert in the center, and over 300 footnotes and references for further research. “In this book, you’ll learn about the history of Black people. I don’t mean the history you learned in school, which most likely began with slavery and ended with the Civil Rights Movement. I’m talking about Black history BEFORE that. Long before that. In this book, we’ll cover over 200,000 years of Black history. For many of us, that sounds strange. We can’t even imagine what the Black past was like before the slave trade, much less imagine that such a history goes back 200,000 years or more.” “Part Two covers history from 20,000 years ago to the point of European contact. This is the time that prehistoric cultures grew into ancient urban civilizations, a transition known to historians as the “Neolithic Revolution.”

Carthage Must Be Destroyed

Carthage Must Be Destroyed
Author: Richard Miles
Release: 2011-07-21
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 544
ISBN: 9781101517031
Language: en
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The first full-scale history of Hannibal's Carthage in decades and "a convincing and enthralling narrative." (The Economist ) Drawing on a wealth of new research, archaeologist, historian, and master storyteller Richard Miles resurrects the civilization that ancient Rome struggled so mightily to expunge. This monumental work charts the entirety of Carthage's history, from its origins among the Phoenician settlements of Lebanon to its apotheosis as a Mediterranean empire whose epic land-and-sea clash with Rome made a legend of Hannibal and shaped the course of Western history. Carthage Must Be Destroyed reintroduces readers to the ancient glory of a lost people and their generations-long struggle against an implacable enemy.

They Came Before Columbus

They Came Before Columbus
Author: Ivan Van Sertima
Release: 2003-09-23
Editor: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Pages: 336
ISBN: UCSC:32106017436624
Language: en
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“A landmark . . . brilliantly [demonstrates] has that there is far more to black history than the slave trade.”—John A. Williams They Came Before Columbus reveals a compelling, dramatic, and superbly detailed documentation of the presence and legacy of Africans in ancient America. Examining navigation and shipbuilding; cultural analogies between Native Americans and Africans; the transportation of plants, animals, and textiles between the continents; and the diaries, journals, and oral accounts of the explorers themselves, Ivan Van Sertima builds a pyramid of evidence to support his claim of an African presence in the New World centuries before Columbus. Combining impressive scholarship with a novelist’s gift for storytelling, Van Sertima re-creates some of the most powerful scenes of human history: the launching of the great ships of Mali in 1310 (two hundred master boats and two hundred supply boats), the sea expedition of the Mandingo king in 1311, and many others. In They Came Before Columbus, we see clearly the unmistakable face and handprint of black Africans in pre-Columbian America, and their overwhelming impact on the civilizations they encountered.

Ethiopia and the Origin of Civilization

Ethiopia and the Origin of Civilization
Author: John G. Jackson
Release: 1985
Editor: Black Classic Press
Pages: 32
ISBN: 0933121148
Language: en
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The Darkening Age

The Darkening Age
Author: Catherine Nixey
Release: 2018-04-17
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9780544800939
Language: en
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A New York Times Notable Book of 2018 “Searingly passionate…Nixey writes up a storm. Each sentence is rich, textured, evocative, felt…[A] ballista-bolt of a book.” —New York Times Book Review In Harran, the locals refused to convert. They were dismembered, their limbs hung along the town’s main street. In Alexandria, zealots pulled the elderly philosopher-mathematician Hypatia from her chariot and flayed her to death with shards of broken pottery. Not long before, their fellow Christians had invaded the city’s greatest temple and razed it—smashing its world-famous statues and destroying all that was left of Alexandria’s Great Library. Today, we refer to Christianity’s conquest of the West as a “triumph.” But this victory entailed an orgy of destruction in which Jesus’s followers attacked and suppressed classical culture, helping to pitch Western civilization into a thousand-year-long decline. Just one percent of Latin literature would survive the purge; countless antiquities, artworks, and ancient traditions were lost forever. As Catherine Nixey reveals, evidence of early Christians’ campaign of terror has been hiding in plain sight: in the palimpsests and shattered statues proudly displayed in churches and museums the world over. In The Darkening Age, Nixey resurrects this lost history, offering a wrenching account of the rise of Christianity and its terrible cost.

The Destruction of Western Civilization

The Destruction of Western Civilization
Author: Rufus Jimerson
Release: 2017-12-30
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 196
ISBN: 1983427241
Language: en
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The purpose of this book is to provide an evidence-based understanding of how the nations of Western and Central Europe and the United States went from poverty in the Old World to being a global hegemony and beginning a descent downward. This later demise is led by politicians, like Trump, who appeal to avarice and tribalism sowing chaos, racial and ethnic polarization, and tyranny. The book uses the evidence to argue that modern Western civilization derived from Ancient African Global Hegemony. Black Africans as conquerors, saviors, and seeders ruled Europe from the 8th to 19th century through inbreed royalty nobles, and Catholic clergymen. This aristocratic theocracy was mitigated by Thirty Years Race War, purges, and nationalistic transformation of its leaders and heroes. England a maritime nation emerged as a global superpower with the most worldwide colonies and largest monopolization of wealth and precious resources to run its empire. It was replaced by its New World colonies, the United States of America (USA), built on wealth generated from slavery and colonized by Europeans of varied religions and ethnicities. Diversity was protected by an expanded interpretation of its constitution, its bill of rights, resulting freedoms, and socioeconomic opportunities. The exploitation of the inhabitants of other colonies established by Western pursuit of precious resources, slave labor, and capital gain created a global disparity in wealth that precipitated terrorism. Western nativists' calls to chaos, isolationism, xenophobia, and tribalism has hastened the fall of Western civilization and reawakened an African Global Hegemony encompassing people of color from Africa, Northeast Africa (Middle East), Asia (India and China), Southeast Asia, Pacific Islands, and Americas. A more equalized global playing field is becoming more likely. At the same time, the West's aggressive grab for wealth at the expense of the environment may welcome a new ice age and its residual climatic disasters (superstorms, quakes, floods, mudslides, fires, droughts, blizzards, etc.) that contribute to the demise of Western civilization.

Civilization

Civilization
Author: Niall Ferguson
Release: 2011-11-01
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9781101548028
Language: en
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From the bestselling author of The Ascent of Money and The Square and the Tower “A dazzling history of Western ideas.” —The Economist “Mr. Ferguson tells his story with characteristic verve and an eye for the felicitous phrase.” —Wall Street Journal “[W]ritten with vitality and verve . . . a tour de force.” —Boston Globe Western civilization’s rise to global dominance is the single most important historical phenomenon of the past five centuries. How did the West overtake its Eastern rivals? And has the zenith of Western power now passed? Acclaimed historian Niall Ferguson argues that beginning in the fifteenth century, the West developed six powerful new concepts, or “killer applications”—competition, science, the rule of law, modern medicine, consumerism, and the work ethic—that the Rest lacked, allowing it to surge past all other competitors. Yet now, Ferguson shows how the Rest have downloaded the killer apps the West once monopolized, while the West has literally lost faith in itself. Chronicling the rise and fall of empires alongside clashes (and fusions) of civilizations, Civilization: The West and the Rest recasts world history with force and wit. Boldly argued and teeming with memorable characters, this is Ferguson at his very best.

History of the Black Man

History of the Black Man
Author: Joseph Julius Jackson
Release: 2020-07-21
Editor: Ravenio Books
Pages: 46
ISBN:
Language: en
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An authentic collection of historical information on the early civilization of the descendents of Ham, the son of Noah.

War Before Civilization

War Before Civilization
Author: Lawrence H. Keeley
Release: 1997-12-18
Editor: Oxford University Press
Pages: 272
ISBN: 0199761531
Language: en
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The myth of the peace-loving "noble savage" is persistent and pernicious. Indeed, for the last fifty years, most popular and scholarly works have agreed that prehistoric warfare was rare, harmless, unimportant, and, like smallpox, a disease of civilized societies alone. Prehistoric warfare, according to this view, was little more than a ritualized game, where casualties were limited and the effects of aggression relatively mild. Lawrence Keeley's groundbreaking War Before Civilization offers a devastating rebuttal to such comfortable myths and debunks the notion that warfare was introduced to primitive societies through contact with civilization (an idea he denounces as "the pacification of the past"). Building on much fascinating archeological and historical research and offering an astute comparison of warfare in civilized and prehistoric societies, from modern European states to the Plains Indians of North America, War Before Civilization convincingly demonstrates that prehistoric warfare was in fact more deadly, more frequent, and more ruthless than modern war. To support this point, Keeley provides a wide-ranging look at warfare and brutality in the prehistoric world. He reveals, for instance, that prehistorical tactics favoring raids and ambushes, as opposed to formal battles, often yielded a high death-rate; that adult males falling into the hands of their enemies were almost universally killed; and that surprise raids seldom spared even women and children. Keeley cites evidence of ancient massacres in many areas of the world, including the discovery in South Dakota of a prehistoric mass grave containing the remains of over 500 scalped and mutilated men, women, and children (a slaughter that took place a century and a half before the arrival of Columbus). In addition, Keeley surveys the prevalence of looting, destruction, and trophy-taking in all kinds of warfare and again finds little moral distinction between ancient warriors and civilized armies. Finally, and perhaps most controversially, he examines the evidence of cannibalism among some preliterate peoples. Keeley is a seasoned writer and his book is packed with vivid, eye-opening details (for instance, that the homicide rate of prehistoric Illinois villagers may have exceeded that of the modern United States by some 70 times). But he also goes beyond grisly facts to address the larger moral and philosophical issues raised by his work. What are the causes of war? Are human beings inherently violent? How can we ensure peace in our own time? Challenging some of our most dearly held beliefs, Keeley's conclusions are bound to stir controversy.