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Black Athena

Author: Martin BernalChristopher Spencer, (Television director)Tariq AliBill BinghamBandung Limited.All authors
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel [distributor], 1991.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the debate around Prof. Martin Bernal's book on the African origins of Greek culture, Black Athena. Leading classicists and Egyptologists discuss Bernal's indictment that 19th century scholars systematically denied the connections between Greece and the non-European cultures of the Eastern Mediterranean.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction television programs
Documentary television programs
Television programs
Named Person: Martin Bernal
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Bernal; Christopher Spencer, (Television director); Tariq Ali; Bill Bingham; Bandung Limited.; Channel Four (Great Britain); California Newsreel (Firm)
OCLC Number: 26004882
Credits: Research, Nick Mirzoeff ; camera, Richard Branczik ; editor, Jane Harris ; music, Alex Balanescu, Clare Connors ; narrator, Bill Bingham.
Performer(s): Bill Bingham.
Description: 1 videocassette (52 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: Bandung Limited for Channel Four ; director, Christopher Spencer ; producer, Tariq Ali.

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Explores the debate around Prof. Martin Bernal's book on the African origins of Greek culture, Black Athena. Leading classicists and Egyptologists discuss Bernal's indictment that 19th century scholars systematically denied the connections between Greece and the non-European cultures of the Eastern Mediterranean.

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