Africana

A Listmania! list by Holy Olio "holy_olio" (Grand Rapids, MI USA)
 
Africa and the Bible
1.  Africa and the Bible by Edwin M. Yamauchi
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  "Saw this in a small ad in the Mar-Apr 2004 issue of Biblical Archaeology Review"
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Religion in Roman Egypt
2.  Religion in Roman Egypt by David Frankfurter
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  "The robot which makes recommendations of titles to the hapless Amazon customer sent this with a quote from Richard Valantasis."
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What the Bible really says about Slavery: This and other information on the issue of Slavery as it applies to History and Religion (Revised second edition)
3.  What the Bible really says about Slavery: This and other information on the issue of Slavery as it applies to History and Religion (Revised second edition) by Elreta Dodds
The list author says:
  "Takes the demagogue Oprah to task, and worth reading for that reason alone.  A good book for Christians (I am not one)."
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The Blight of Asia: An Account of the Systematic Extermination of Christian Populations by Mohammedans and the Culpability of Certain Great Powers; With the True Story of (Sterndale Classics)
4.  The Blight of Asia: An Account of the Systematic Extermination of Christian Populations by Mohammedans and the Culpability of Certain Great Powers; With the True Story of (Sterndale Classics) by George Horton
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  ""Those who forget the past are condemned to repeat it." -- attributed to George Santayana"
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The Quest for the Red Prince: Israel's Relentless Manhunt for One of the World's Deadliest and Most Wanted Arab Terrorists
5.  The Quest for the Red Prince: Israel's Relentless Manhunt for One of the World's Deadliest and Most Wanted Arab Terrorists by Michael Bar-Zohar
The list author says:
  "Also has a lot of info about the criminal, the Grand Mufti.  See also http://www.varchive.org/obs/480223.htm"
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Afrocentrism: Mythical Pasts and Imagined Homes
6.  Afrocentrism: Mythical Pasts and Imagined Homes by Stephen Howe
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  "This softbound version is a revised edition."
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The Extraordinary Voyage of Pytheas the Greek: The Man Who Discovered Britain
7.  The Extraordinary Voyage of Pytheas the Greek: The Man Who Discovered Britain by Barry W. Cunliffe
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  "An actual example of an ancient account of oceanic voyaging..."
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Hanno the Carthaginian: Periplus or Circumnavigation (Of Africa)
8.  Hanno the Carthaginian: Periplus or Circumnavigation (Of Africa) by A.N. Oikonomides
The list author says:
  "...another is The Periplus of Hanno.  Check out Livio Stecchini's -- http://www.metrum.org/mapping/hanno.htm"
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Blacks in Antiquity: Ethiopians in the Greco-Roman Experience (Belknap Press)
9.  Blacks in Antiquity: Ethiopians in the Greco-Roman Experience (Belknap Press) by Frank M. Snowden
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  "This is an older title and a good way to avoid the vituperation."
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The Black Pharaohs: Egypt's Nubian Rulers
10.  The Black Pharaohs: Egypt's Nubian Rulers by Robert G. Morkot
The list author says:
  "by a coauthor of "Centuries of Darkness".  http://www.centuries.co.uk/news.htm"
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Black Athena Revisited (Series;[jossey-Bass Education)
11.  Black Athena Revisited (Series;[jossey-Bass Education) by Mary R. Lefkowitz
The list author says:
  "That this title and the next was considered more controversial than Bernal's is an atrocity."
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Not Out Of Africa: How "Afrocentrism" Became An Excuse To Teach Myth As History (New Republic Book)
12.  Not Out Of Africa: How "Afrocentrism" Became An Excuse To Teach Myth As History (New Republic Book) by Mary Lefkowitz
The list author says:
  "Lefkowitz has become a target for every uninformed supporter of Bernal, including those who haven't read him -- or her."
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Black Athena: The Afroasiatic Roots of Classical Civilization (The Fabrication of Ancient Greece 1785-1985, Volume 1)
13.  Black Athena: The Afroasiatic Roots of Classical Civilization (The Fabrication of Ancient Greece 1785-1985, Volume 1) by Martin Bernal
The list author says:
  "Ancient Greece is not a fabrication.  Read the Stephen Howe book (below) first."
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Black Athena: The Afroasiatic Roots of Classical Civilization (Volume 2: The Archaeological and Documentary Evidence)
14.  Black Athena: The Afroasiatic Roots of Classical Civilization (Volume 2: The Archaeological and Documentary Evidence) by Martin Bernal
The list author says:
  "See review -- www.nybooks.com/nyrev/WWWarchdisplay.cgi?19920326040R
See review -- www.nybooks.com/nyrev/WWWarchdisplay.cgi?19920326040R"
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Black Athena Writes Back: Martin Bernal Responds to His Critics
15.  Black Athena Writes Back: Martin Bernal Responds to His Critics by Martin Bernal
The list author says:
  "A friend of mine once wrote a letter about a magazine review of Bernal's "Black Athena", likening Bernal to Velikovsky.  Couldn't be further from the truth."
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Black Spark, White Fire: Did African Explorers Civilize Ancient Europe?
16.  Black Spark, White Fire: Did African Explorers Civilize Ancient Europe? by Richard Poe
The list author says:
  "Read the Stephen Howe book (below) first.  Author's website: http://www.richardpoe.com/"
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Heresy In The University: The Black Athena Controversy and the Responsibilities of American Intellectuals
17.  Heresy In The University: The Black Athena Controversy and the Responsibilities of American Intellectuals by Jacques Berlinerblau
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  "The Stephen Howe book (below) is a better choice."
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Historical Deception: The Untold Story of Ancient Egypt
18.  Historical Deception: The Untold Story of Ancient Egypt by Moustafa Gadalla
The list author says:
  "This thing is diametrically opposed to Afrocentrism, but has a similar hostility toward Europe.  Uses unattributed sources (ahem), lacks logic, fabricates.  See my full review."
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Minotaur: Sir Arthur Evans and the Archaeology of the Minoan Myth
19.  Minotaur: Sir Arthur Evans and the Archaeology of the Minoan Myth by J. A. MacGillivray
The list author says:
  "This guy rides a few Afrocentrist coattails, also claims Sir Arthur was gay.  What motivated this book is difficult to discern.  Refreshing change from the Schliemann bashing though."
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Shakedown: Exposing the Real Jesse Jackson
20.  Shakedown: Exposing the Real Jesse Jackson by Kenneth R. Timmerman
The list author says:
  "Who pays his bills?  Gee, I wonder.  A vote for George W. Bush is a vote against the likes of Jesse Jackson..."
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Showdown: Confronting Bias, Lies, and the Special Interests that Divide America
21.  Showdown: Confronting Bias, Lies, and the Special Interests that Divide America by Larry Elder
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  "...and a vote for the likes of Larry Elder..."
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Black Lies, White Lies: The Truth According to Tony Brown
22.  Black Lies, White Lies: The Truth According to Tony Brown by Tony Brown
The list author says:
  "...and Tony Brown.  The Amazon search engine used to not like to turn up this title, making it necessary to search by ISBN."
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The WAR AGAINST BOYS: How Misguided Feminism Is Harming Our Young Men
23.  The WAR AGAINST BOYS: How Misguided Feminism Is Harming Our Young Men by Christina Hoff Sommers
The list author says:
  "Upset about the overprescribing of Ritalin?  Wait 'til you read this."
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The Burden of Bad Ideas: How Modern Intellectuals Misshape Our Society
24.  The Burden of Bad Ideas: How Modern Intellectuals Misshape Our Society by Heather Mac Donald
The list author says:
  "The chapter about the literal and figurative hatchet job done to the Enola Gay exhibit should make your blood boil."
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