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Published: 27 October 2011

486 Pages | 6 illustrations


ISBN: 9780199595006

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African Athena

New Agendas

Edited by Daniel Orrells, Gurminder K. Bhambra, and Tessa Roynon


Classical Presences

  • An interdisciplinary volume which draws on sociology, ancient history, historiography, philology, literary history, and literary criticism.
  • Important for classical reception studies.
  • Re-opens the debate and controversy provoked by Martin Bernal's Black Athena, while changing the terms of that debate and focusing on the implications of Greek, Roman, African, and Middle Eastern intersections.
  • Afterword by Martin Bernal.