Egypt is a subject that tends to fascinate people. Egypt fascinates Archaeologist, History buffs, Story Tellers and, of course, those who research the arcane. Egypt has plenty to offer and has offered the world throughout its storied existence.
The above article via the Guardian relates a tale told first by Herodotus about a shipwreck and retold today by the Guardian newspaper.
This blog is the product of a running conversation, often angry, that I have had over the years with Walter Rodney’s book, How Europe Underdeveloped Africa. The book has become a classic, and is regarded with unquestioning reverence by many black scholars and laypeople. I read the book as an undergraduate, and began, like many […]
Israel hiding 300,000 documents about massacres carried out against Palestinians More than 100 files from the 1800s are still classified in Israel’s archives Israel recently published its catalogue of some 300,000 classified files, including thousands of documents from before the state was even founded. The very existence of the files had been kept a secret […]