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DR. IVAN VAN SERTIMA: They Came Before Columbus – The African Presence In Ancient America!

They Came Before Columbus reveals a convincing, dramatic, and also magnificently thorough paperwork of the presence and also legacy of Africans in old America. Checking out navigation and also shipbuilding; cultural examples in between Indigenous Americans and Africans; the transport of plants, pets, as well as textiles in between the continents; as well as the diaries, journals, and also dental accounts of the travelers themselves, Ivan Van Sertima builds a pyramid of evidence to assist his case of an African presence in the New Global centuries before Columbus. Combining impressive scholarship with a writer's present for storytelling, Van Sertima re-creates some of the most effective scenes of human past history: the establishing of the excellent ships of Mali in 1310 (two hundred master boats as well as 2 hundred supply watercrafts), the sea exploration of the Mandingo king in 1311, and also several others. In They Came Before Columbus, we see accurately the unmistakable face and handprint of black Africans in pre-Columbian The u.s.a, as well as their overwhelming impact on the civilizations they came across.

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