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  1. The African Origin of Civilization
    Myth or Reality

    Resource Type: Book
    This is a one-volume translation of the major sections of C.A. Diop's two books, Nations negres et culture and Anteriorite des civilizations negres, which have profoundly influenced thinking about Africa around the world. This book presents Dr. Diop's main thesis - that historical, archaeological and anthropological evidence supports the theory that the civilization of Egypt was actually Negroid in origin.
  2. Chasing a Mirage
    The Tragic Illusion of an Islamic State

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2008
    According to Tarek Fatah, "Morality is doing what is right, regardless what we are told; Religious dogma is doing what we are told, no matter what is right." Fatah argues that since Islam's advent, there have been two parallel strains of the religion that are in clash. The first "state of Islam" is a person's moral compass; the way Islam governs an individual's personal life. By contrast, the yearning for "an Islamic state" has been bloody and fruitless.
  3. The City in History
    Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1961
    Beginning with an interpretation of the origin and nature of the city, Mumford follows the city's development from Egypt and Mesopotamia through Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages to the modern world.
  4. From Cave Paintings to the Internet
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    Chronological and Thematic Studies on the History of Information and Media.
  5. From the Ruins of Empire
    The Intellectuals Who Remade Asia

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2012
    Pankaj Mishra's fascinating, highly entertaining new book tells the story of a remarkable group of men from across the continent who met the challenge of the West.
  6. A Marxist History of the World part 96:1956: Hungary and Suez
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    1956 was a year of war, revolution, and disillusionment – a year after which nothing could ever be quite the same again.
  7. Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - March 25, 2018
    Looking for Answers, Creating Alternatives

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 2018
    This issue of Other Voices features people who are questioning and challenging the way the world works and trying to create better alternatives.
  8. The Penguin Atlas of World History - Vol. 1: From the Beginning to the Eve of the French Revolution
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1974
  9. The Penguin Atlas of World History - Vol. 2: From the French Revolution to the Present
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1978
  10. A People's History of the World
    From the Stone Age to the New Millennium

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1999
    Harman describes the shape and course of human history as a narrative of ordinary people forming and re-forming complex societies in pursuit of common human goals.
  11. A Short History of Progress
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2004
    If the population growth, consumption of resources, and technological advances continue according to the trend of the twentieth century, at the expense of the earth, the outcome may be disastrous.
  12. The Socialist Register 1964
    Volume 1: A Survey of Movements & Ideas

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1964

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