Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 1
Foreword 3
Introduction 6
The Select Committee on the Slave Trade 6
About The Book 7
Chapter 1 Before the Era of the Slave Traders 9
Chapter 2 Africa and the Origin of the Human Race 24
Chapter 3 The African in Ancient History: An Introduction 29
Chapter 4 The African in Ancient Egypt 34
Chapter 5 The African in Ancient Carthage 76
Chapter 6 Blacks in the Ancient History of Asia: An Introduction 89
Chapter 7 Blacks in the Ancient History of Palestine 96
Chapter 8 Blacks in the Ancient History of Arabia 100
Chapter 9 Blacks in the Ancient History of Iraq 105
Chapter 10 Blacks in the Ancient History of Iran 110
Chapter 11 Blacks in the Ancient History of India and Pakistan 115
Chapter 12 Africans in the Early History of Central America 121
Appendices Pictorial Supplement 127
Summary of Pictorial Resources contained in Before the Slave Trade and When We Ruled 159
Glossary 170
Chronological Table 174
Bibliography 184
Special Bibliography for Additional Pictorial Resources 189
Index 192