Let us go back and distinguish between the two things that we want to do; for we want to do two things in modern society. We want one class of….
An Afrocentric perspective of this topic argues a position that Africa during the period discussed was the history not of diverse people with diverse culture, but a single cultural unit based around the Nile Valley civilization. The argument advocates that to focus on the difference of the Kingdoms is a mistake and that the focus should be on the similarities which define the continent. The opposite argument says to place emphasis on the similarities without acknowledging the creativity and adaptive behavior is a mistake. Take a position. Where should the emphasis be? On the similarities of cultures or on those things that make the cultures unique?