The Oasis Papers 2: Proceedings of the Second International

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Ancient Egyptian belonged to the social class they were born into and had little chance to move up to a higher class. In it, she contends Afrocentric historical claims are not grounded in sound scholarship. Behold I have come to you, I have brought you truth, I have repelled falsehood for you. It was a period of political, philosophical, artistic, and scientific achievements that formed a legacy with unparalleled influence on Western civilization.

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Publisher: Oxbow Books (December 31, 2008)

ISBN: B00B55M386

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