A Book of the Beginnings Volume 2 with introduction by by Gerald Massey,Charles S. Finch

By Gerald Massey,Charles S. Finch

Gerald Massey's paintings has develop into crucial for readers looking a balanced figuring out of human origins, non secular proposal and trust, and the function of Africa in global heritage. Massey, born in England (1828-1907), was once without delay a poet, Shakespearean pupil, 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 facts 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) used to be first released in 1881 in a restricted variation, brought the general public to the author's vast study that transcended traditional evaluations of race supremacy.

In quantity one, Massey specializes in "Egyptian origines within the British Isles." the consequences of Massey's research,which expand a long way 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 various cultures and their origins to their African roots, Massey demonstrates not just the level of African effect, yet its permanence, as well.

To accompany A booklet of the Beginnings, and replace h is findings, Massey released extra double-volume works, A normal 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 booklet version.

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