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They Came Before Columbus

They Came Before Columbus Book
Author : Ivan Van Sertima
Publisher : Random House Incorporated
Release : 2003
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Examines cultural analogies between Native Americans and Africans, offering evidence of the presence of African explorers in the New World centuries before the arrival of Columbus.

They Came Before Columbus

They Came Before Columbus Book
Author : Ivan Van Sertima
Publisher : New York : Vintage Books
Release : 1989
ISBN : 9780679725305
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"The African presence in ancient America"--Jacket subtitle.

They Came Before Columbus The African Presence in Ancient America

They Came Before Columbus  The African Presence in Ancient America Book
Author : Ivan Van Sertima
Publisher : African classicals
Release : 2020-02-20
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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They Came Before Columbus reveals a compelling, dramatic, and superbly detailed documentation of the presence and legacy of Africans in ancient America. Examining navigation and shipbuilding; cultural analogies between Native Americans and Africans; the transportation of plants, animals, and textiles between the continents; and the diaries, journals, and oral accounts of the explorers themselves, Ivan Van Sertima builds a pyramid of evidence to support his claim of an African presence in the New World centuries before Columbus. Combining impressive scholarship with a novelist’s gift for storytelling, Van Sertima re-creates some of the most powerful scenes of human history: the launching of the great ships of Mali in 1310 (two hundred master boats and two hundred supply boats), the sea expedition of the Mandingo king in 1311, and many others. In They Came Before Columbus, we see clearly the unmistakable face and handprint of black Africans in pre-Columbian America, and their overwhelming impact on the civilizations they encountered.

Dr Ivan Van Sertima 8 DVD video lectures

Dr  Ivan Van Sertima  8 DVD video lectures Book
Author : Dr. Ivan Van Sertima, John Henrik Clarke
Publisher : Clemson Brown
Release : 2021-06-17
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Dr. Ivan Van Sertima Van Sertima was born in Karina Village, Guyana, when Guyana was still a British colony; he retained his British citizenship throughout his life. He completed primary and secondary school in Guyana, and started writing poetry. He attended the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London from 1959. In addition to his creative writing, Van Sertima completed his undergraduate studies in African languages and literature at SOAS in 1969, where he graduated with honours. From 1957 to 1959, worked as a Press and Broadcasting Officer in the Guyana Information Services. During the 1960s, he worked for several years in Great Britain as a journalist, doing weekly broadcasts to the Caribbean and Africa. Van Sertima married Maria Nagy in 1964; they adopted two sons, Larry and Michael. In doing field work in Africa, he compiled a dictionary of Swahili legal terms in 1967. In 1970 Van Sertima immigrated to the United States, where he entered Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, for graduate work. After divorcing his first wife, Sertima remarried in 1984, to Jacqueline L. Patten, who had two daughters. He published They Came Before Columbus in 1976, as a Rutgers graduate student. The book deals mostly with his claims of African origin of Mesoamerican culture in the Western Hemisphere, but among other things also writing that the kings of the 25th Dynasty of Egypt were Nubians. The book, published by Random House rather than an academic press, was a best-seller and achieved widespread attention within the African-American community for his claims of prehistoric African contact and diffusion of culture in Central and South America. It was generally “ignored or dismissed” by academic experts at the time and strongly criticised in detail in an academic journal in 1997. Van Sertima completed his master’s degree at Rutgers in 1977. He became Associate Professor of African Studies at Rutgers in the Department of Africana Studies. In 1979, Van Sertima founded the Journal of African Civilizations, which he exclusively edited and published for decades. He published several annual compilations, volumes of the journal dealing with various topics of African history. His article “The Lost Sciences of Africa: An Overview” (1983) discusses early African advances in metallurgy, astronomy, mathematics, architecture, engineering, agriculture, navigation, medicine and writing. He posited that higher learning, in Africa as elsewhere, was the preserve of elites in the centres of civilisations, rendering them vulnerable in the event of the destruction of those centres and the disappearance of the knowledges. Van Sertima also discussed African scientific contributions in an essay for the volume African Renaissance, published in 1999 (he had first published the essay in 1983). This was a record of the conference held in Johannesburg, South Africa, in September 1998 on the theme of the African Renaissance. On 7 July 1987, Van Sertima testified before a United States Congressional committee to oppose recognition of the 500th anniversary of Christopher Columbus’s “discovery” of the Americas. He said, “You cannot really conceive of how insulting it is to Native Americans ... to be told they were discovered”.

Encyclopedia of Black Studies

Encyclopedia of Black Studies Book
Author : Molefi Kete Asante,Ama Mazama,Marie-José Cérol
Publisher : SAGE
Release : 2005
ISBN : 9780761927624
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Articles presents an analysis of the key individuals, events, and issues that are important to African Americans.

Egypt Revisited

Egypt Revisited Book
Author : Van Sertima Ivan
Publisher : Transaction Publishers
Release : 1989
ISBN : 9780887387999
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This volume represents a new departure in the examination of Egypt's place in the African context. It brings together the latest research of the 1980s on Nile Valley civilizations, what they achieved, and their impact on Africa and the world. The authors take an "Afrocentric" in contrast to a "Eurocentric" perspective in their studies of the birthplace of civilization. This volume includes sections on the race and origin of the ancient Egyptians, black dynasties and rulers, Egyptian science and philosophy, and great Egyptologists. It sheds new light on neglected aspects of history. Ivan Van Sertima is professor of African studies, Rutgers University, and editor of the Journal of African Civilizations. He is the author of They Came Before Columbus: The African Presence in Ancient America, winner of the Clarence L. Holte International Prize.

Africa and the Discovery of America

Africa and the Discovery of America Book
Author : Leo Wiener
Publisher : CreateSpace
Release : 2014-06-11
ISBN : 9781500162962
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Professor's Wiener's work was a pioneering effort that opened the reader's eyes to new information not previously considered. This field of study would later popularized by Professor Ivan Van Sertima in his book, They came before Columbus: The African in Ancient America. The scholars of African descent who did able to work in the field before Professor Van Sertima—Legrand Clegg, Ronald Davis, Carter G. Woodson and J.A. Rogers—they are outstanding..It further reveals that in all this adventuring and wandering, the African never launched a destructive war on the people that they met; it created an amalgam of two people that created a separate culture with its own distinctiveness…If Christopher Columbus did not discover America, exactly what did he do of great significance? He opened up the western hemisphere, North and South America and the Caribbean islands for European exploitation and eventual domination…This book is about an event in history that changed the world for all times. It is a sad story that did not have to be. What Africans and the indigenous Americans have given to the world is a part of total humanity that must be respectfully considered in order to build a world where all people can walk in peace and dignity with their respective contributions accepted

First Word

First Word Book
Author : Kwaku Person-Lynn
Publisher : Writers & Readers
Release : 1996
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Interviews with 13 of today's most influential black thinkers reflect wisdom, wit, joy, and frustration as they speak candidly on issues of education, relationships, the origin of civilization, human rights, and a host of other topics.

Early America Revisited

Early America Revisited Book
Author : Ivan Van Sertima
Publisher : Transaction Pub
Release : 1998
ISBN : 9780765804631
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Early America Revisited is a vigorous defense and amplification of Ivan Van Sertima's classic work, They Came Before Columbus. The book makes a carefully balanced case for an African presence in America before Columbus' voyages. At the same time, the work in no way denies the importance of the Columbus voyages for opening up the New World to Europe, and hence changing the economic and political map of the world for all time. Van Sertima's critical cutting edge is that there is an anthropological and ethnographic dimension to the process of discovery, one in which black Africans of non-European origins played a central role. He marshals literary and pictorial evidence and shows its authenticity to be beyond question. The impact of these early discoveries is of far more than historical interest. They serve as a basis to examine anew the study of culture contacts between civilizations, and in so doing, offer a serious base to a multifaceted re-examination of earlier hypotheses of influences in both directions. Early America Revisited provides anthropological evidence about the physical presence of Africans in pre-Columbian America. It is also the study of how two peoples and cultures can lead to cross-fertilization. The borrowing of artifacts and ideas does not mean that the outsider is superior to the native, or that indigenous cultures are insignificant. Van Sertima contends that such relationships can be unpleasant as well as pleasant, conflictual as well as consensual. But, whatever the character of the interaction, its very existence merits awareness. This book is likely to engender disputes and disagreements. But there is no question that it will enrich the study of a wide range of subjects, from archaeology to anthropology, and result in profound changes in the reordering of historical priorities and pedagogy. It should be of wide interest to social scientists, historians, and all those for whom the question of race and culture is a central facet of their own work and lives. Jacqueline L. Patten Van Sertima, who is responsible for the photographic materials in this volume, has had her work exhibited at the Museum of the City of New York, the National Urban League, Columbia University, and many galleries across the country. Her publications include The Black Photographers Annual and Black Photographers.

The Publishers Weekly

The Publishers Weekly Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1976
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Journal of the Virgin Islands Archaeological Society

Journal of the Virgin Islands Archaeological Society Book
Author : Virgin Islands Archaeological Society
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1980
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Maseno Journal of Education Arts and Science

Maseno Journal of Education  Arts  and Science Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1992
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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ISLA

ISLA Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1977-03
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Clippings of Latin American political, social and economic news from various English language newspapers.

CARICOM Perspective

CARICOM Perspective Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1993-07
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Americas and Self identification

The Americas and Self identification Book
Author : Earl Jones,Frances F. Dean
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1970
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Draw Your Own Conclusions

Draw Your Own Conclusions Book
Author : Bobbie J. Pollard
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1991
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Islamic Order

Islamic Order Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2021-06-17
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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From Slavery to Freedom

From Slavery to Freedom Book
Author : John Hope Franklin,Walker,Alfred A. Moss
Publisher : Alfred A. Knopf
Release : 1988
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The pre-eminent history of African-Americans is now available in two volumes. From slavery to Freedom charts the journey of African-Americans from their origins in the civilisations of Africa, through slavery in the Western Hemisphere, to their struggle for freedom in the West Indies, Latin America and the United States. Still featuring numerous primary and secondary source boxes, and even more richly illustrated than in previous editions, From Slavery to Freedom, 7/e maintains its status as one of the most important college textbooks in print.

Reading to Learn in the Content Areas

Reading to Learn in the Content Areas Book
Author : Judy S. Richardson,Raymond F. Morgan
Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release : 2003
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book helps teachers promote reading for understanding and enable their students to become autonomous learners. Combining discussion of theory with successful strategies and practical applications, Richardson and Morgan show how to develop children's appreciation of reading as an active learning tool for every subject they study.

The public interest

The public interest Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1997
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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