Van Sertima marshals the literary and pictorial evidence and shows its Early America Revisited is a vigorous defense and amplification of Ivan Van Sertima’s. Early America Revisited has 41 ratings and 0 reviews. Early America Revisited is a vigorous defense and amplification of Ivan Van Sertima’s. 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.

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It is also the study of how two peoples and cultures can lead to cross-fertilization. African American Nonfiction Books. Hapgood’s interpretation of the map is so flexible that, besides Van Sertima, it can be used to support claims of visitors from outer space Erich von Dannikenthe exis- tence of Atlantis Graham Hancock, Adrian Flem-Ath, Charles Berlitzthe existence of a worldwide pre-Ice Age disappeared civilization Charles Hapgood, Graham Han- cock”scientific creationism” Donald Chittickand the vaporings of Immanuel Velikovsky Charles Ginenthal.

He marshals literary and pictorial evidence and shows its authenticity to be beyond question. This item is out of stock. I read some reviews for his other books, and I think a lot of his work is misunderstood.

amerjca They have all been dismissed. The head statues look pretty convincing, but even if you don’t believe those as proof of pre-Columbian contact, he cites a host of other evidence from other disciplines, including personal accounts by the European explorers.

In one of his later books, though, he re-turns them into migrants after all.

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The First Americans Were Africans: At the same time, the work in no way denies the importance of the Columbus The item may have some revisiter of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. The new contact date also requires van Sertima to argue pp. As Neil Whitehead recounts in his foreword, the partici- pants sought to move beyond long-standing definitional questions, to address the “dynamics of chieftaincy,” thus reflecting the wider debate in anthropology regarding “structure and agency” p.


To ask other readers questions about Early America Revisitedplease sign up. He also appeared before a Congressional Committee on July 7, to challenge the Columbus myth.

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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Do I revisiteed to mention, that we are ALL Africans, because we are all derived from Africa, some of us merely having turned pale r along the way? I read the paperback edition. Not to leave the impression that any one way excludes the other. 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.

African Presence revixited Early Europe. Be the first to ask a question about Early America Revisited. In her theoretical Introduction to the vol- ume, editor Redmond defines the former as “an aspiring leader or big man,” while the latter is classified as a “sit- uational hierarchy occurring from time to time among non- hierarchical, uncentralized tribal societies” p. Asartehuti Imhotep rated it it was amazing Sep 19, Which is a bit sad, since especially one such picture represents an ancient Egyptian definition of phenotypes.

While this effort to distinguish between emergent and mature forms of chiefly societies is certainly important, one does won- der whether introducing the term “chieftain” as a synonym for the already well-established “big man” is really much of an advance.

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earky To me, that is defeating the cause. Other readers, with any critical rigor, will declare the case “not proven. Carlos rated it it was amazing Jul 04, At the time of metallurgy’s appearance the major urban center Teotihuacan had just collapsed. Patten Van Sertima, who is responsible for the photographic materials in this volume, has had her work exhibited sertina the Museum of the City of New York, the National Urban League, Columbia University, and many galleries across the country. Please try again later.


Early America Revisited provides anthropological evidence about the physical presence of Africans in pre-Columbian Wertima. It is of spe- cial interest to scholars of the Americas, to those interested in how technologies develop, and in particular to those interested in what Hosier has termed “technology as a cul- tural expression” p. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link.

The borrowing of artifacts and ideas does not mean that the outsider is superior to the native, or that indigenous cultures are insignificant.

See details for description of any imperfections. This, in Hosier’s opinion, drove the choices and resulted in the exceptional elaboration of sounds and colors of artifacts both sacred and elite.

Ortiz de Montellano Source: It was published in French in revixited in the same year, was awarded the Clarence L. Conversations with Von Revisted. But the term “big women” amerixa already in the literature as well, and if the outcome is simply to be that those who. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

It was writ- ten in response to the first setima critiques of his thesis Haslip-Viera, Ortiz de Montellano, and Barbour, Current Anthropology Log Vaan Sign Up. Van Sertima uncritically accepts “evidence” of diffu- sion from any source, and cites a number of hyperdiffu- sionists ranging from Constantine Rafinesque to R.

The impact of these early discoveries is of far more than historical interest. As long ago asWiercinski’s methodology was described as grossly obsolete, fallacious, and based on circular reasoning by Stanley Garn, Theo- dosius Dobzhanski, and Jean Hiernaux among others Wiercinski, Current Anthropology 3: