By Gerald Massey,Charles S. Finch

ISBN-10: 0766126528

ISBN-13: 9780766126527

ISBN-10: 0938818589

ISBN-13: 9780938818588

ISBN-10: 1616408499

ISBN-13: 9781616408497

Gerald Massey's paintings has develop into crucial for readers looking a balanced realizing of human origins, non secular proposal and trust, and the position of Africa in international historical past. Massey, born in England (1828-1907), used to be right now a poet, Shakespearean student, mythographer and radical Egyptologist, who maintained ath AFrican used to be the resource fro "the maximum civilization within the world." in line with massey, "all proof cries aloud its proclamation that Africa used to be the birthplace of the nonarticulate and Egypt the mouthpiece of articulate man."

A booklet of the Beginnings (in volumes) was once first released in 1881 in a restricted version, brought the general public to the author's wide study that transcended traditional critiques of race supremacy.

In quantity one, Massey makes a speciality of "Egyptian origines within the British Isles." the consequences of Massey's research,which expand some distance past the British Isles, are unveiled systematically via comparative linguistics, symbolism, and mythology.

In quantity , Massey explores the African/Egyptian roots of the Hebrews, the Akkado-Assyrians, and Maori. via linking those diversified cultures and their origins to their African roots, Massey demonstrates not just the level of African impression, yet its permanence, as well.

To accompany A publication of the Beginnings, and replace h is findings, Massey released extra double-volume works, A usual Genesis in 1883 and historic Egypt the sunshine of the realm in 1907. either titles also are to be had from Black vintage Press in print and ebook version.

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