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Two Cradle Theory is the supposition that that the severe climate and of the two subdivisions before they met after a long separation, Dr Diop’s Theory also. the help of Cheikh Anta Diop’s two cradle. Aihegry, one cradle being the Southern. (African cradle and the other being the. Northern European) cradle. Dr. Diop. Onitaset Kumat We now look at Diop’s Two Cradle Theory. This Theory puts into focus how fundamentally the Occidental (European) and.

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Their Deity Amen did not approve of mixed marriages. Two Cradle Theory is the supposition that that the severe climate and environment of Europe and Asia caused biological and cultural changes in the original human type resulting in the loss of pigmentation biologically and the development of an individualistic, xenophobic, aggressive, nomadic culture among the white isolates, in contrast to the cooperative, xenophillic, peaceful, sedentary culture dip the darker skinned people who still inhabited the theor benign climatic and ciop zones.

Anthropology happily welcomed connections Diop made that the occidental canon had been ignoring. Some peoples who developed in cold climates fell into the plentiful category because of the abundance of resources, and the ability to travel to warmer climates, in the case of the Inuit people who had immense food anga to supplement their need.

My own ignorance is vast; I’d love to know more about Diop himself, as well as his influence now in different universities across Africa. I have seen a few criticts here and there about Cheikh Anta Diop work being somehow “ideologicaly tainted” in favour of ideas valorising a “positive” and “pan-african compatible” version of African history.


Log in or sign up in seconds. More details can be seen on the top pages. Roots, Current Realities and Future Reparations. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. If any such thing occurred in European countries, I am not aware of it. Have you read them? Post was not sent – check your email addresses!

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It encompasses palaeoanthropology the study of human fossilsprimatology the study of nonhuman primateshuman population genetics and forensic anthropology. Notify me of new posts via email. Both Wobogo and Dove, including Marimba Ani provide an immense contribution to providing a culturally-specific reading of the origins of modern racism. Here you find combinations and manifestations of both Southern and Northern Cradle characteristics.

Thanks again for the effort. I’m not sure of tehory exact content of Diop’s history, but I can see why a historian would consider the Two-Cradles thelry, for instance, to be an appalling generalization.

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It is this xenophobia which has morphed into modern-day racism. It seems to be Diop who is generalizing though, when he writes off Europe as being culturally poisoned by its geography.

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DIOP’S TWO CRADLE THEORY – African Blood Siblings

As for why the west and other places has advanced so much, so rapidly, that’s a whole other discussion. For anthropology, kinship diagrams of Trobrianders of the early twentieth century, or Olmec funerary goods from three millenia ago, are real; generalizations about the psychology of all Europeans or all Africans are It’s all very Clash of Civilizations -y.


If you insist on fretting about the bloody savages in your own Northern lineage, you ought to consider a degree of credit to the nation that produced the moral depths of Hume and Smith, alongside the expressive brilliance of Burns and Maxwell. Notify me of new comments via email. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Have you ever wanted to know why humans have been so successful as a species?

Help Center Find new research papers in: The varied environmental conditions between the Northern and Southern Cradle determine the modes of sustenance within each cradle, with the Southern Cradle being primarily agricultural and the Northern Cradle primarily nomadic. One is the civilization that began and flourished in the Equitorial, and resource plentiful zones of the Earth, and the other would be the type that began in the colder and less resourceful zones of the Earth.

If you can read french, google up and a few articles with direct comments from Diouf and other will come up.

Please ask any questions that come to mind Cancel reply Enter your comment here Much like his analysis of the Northern Cradle, Diop is concerned with showing the interrelationship between thsory and social systems.

My point is just that there is probably something to look into if you want to asses Cheik Anta Diop’s theories.