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Martin Bernal

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Martin Bernal was Professor Emeritus of Government Studies at Cornell University, specialising in ancient African civilisations and origins of Western civilisations. He was educated at Darrington and King’s College, Cambridge, where he was a research fellow and tutor. He was published widely on the subject of modern Chinese history.

Books by Martin Bernal

Black Athena

Winner of the American Book Award and a Socialist Review Book Award.

What is classical about Classical Civilization? In one of the most audacious works of scholarship ever written, Martin Bernal challenges the whole basis of our thinking about this question.

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