Egypt and the Origin of Civilization

Egypt and the Origin of Civilization : The British School of Culture Diffusion, 1890s-1940s

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This text represents a thorough examination of primary source material regarding the Heliolithic school of cultural diffusion. This book intends to delineate the actual claims made by W.J. Perry, Grafton Elliot Smith, and W.H.R. Rivers about Egypt and the spread of civilization. The author places diffusionism within an appropriate historical context and offers analysis of the theory as it developed over time.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 152 x 226 x 12mm | 158.76g
  • Vindicationpress
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0615451780
  • 9780615451787

About Joshua D Smith

The author dispels a number of misunderstandings about the subject of the British school of cultural diffusion and their claims about the ancient Egyptians and their supposed contacts with the Americas in Pre-Columbian times.show more