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He marshals literary and pictorial evidence and shows its authenticity to be beyond question. Fascinatingly, there is this much evidence around that the intersection of identical evidence used in these various books is very slim. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.


African-American Studies: Early America Revisited by Ivan Van Sertima (1998, Paperback)

And the notion of academic peer pressure among scholars regarding what research gets serious debate and visibility is very believable and unsurprising. Books by Ivan Van Sertima. Ivan – editor Van. Kelley Williams rated it it was amazing Sep 03, His prime sources such as Leo Wiener Africa and the Discovery of America, and Donald Mackenzie Myths of Pre- Columbian America, were written before the dis- covery of radiocarbon dating, or of Matthew Stirling’s identification of the first Olmec sites.

In making such distinctions, the contributors to the volume thus reserve the latter term for social formations in which leadership has become decid- edly hereditary, with longer-term continuity. Get to Know Us. Obviously in other editions.

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Frankford Fordang rated it it was amazing Nov 01, Pages with related products. The book cries out for a strong editor who would cut down on the many repetitions, tighten a eraly orga- nization, eliminate typos, provide accurate and complete citations for a number of unreferenced or unattributed quotes, claims, and illustrations, and produce an index.

He marshals literary and pictorial evidence and shows its authenticity to be beyond question.

Early America Revisited – Paperback

As an acclaimed poet, his work graces the pages of River and the Reevisited, and has been published in English and German. I find it funny that for decades they disputed any claims of Black phenotypes among the Olmec stone heads etc. The new contact date also requires van Sertima to argue pp. Alexa Actionable Americq for the Web. This book is likely to engender disputes and disagreements.


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And that the entire humanity completely remixes in less than 2 millennia? Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Van Sertima defended his highly controversial thesis on the African presence in pre-Columbian America before the Smithsonian.

The book makes a carefully balanced case for an African presence in America before Columbus’ voyages.

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Want to Read saving…. What exactly is the decisive difference, from which direction the Africans came? He submitted that these Nubians were the models for the colossal Olmec heads, provided impetus revisitde the build- ing of pyramids, introduced a number of technological innovations mummification, weaving, the symbolic use of purple Murex dye, and lost wax metallurgy, among oth- ersand influenced many customs, rituals, and the calen- dar.