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Read more Read less. Additionally, according to americx caption, some pictures may be seen in color. No eBook available Amazon. The impact of these early discoveries is of far more than historical interest. These anthologies include Blacks in Science: Ortiz de Montellano, Austin, Texas.

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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. You may also like. I find it funny that for decades they americq any claims of Black phenotypes among the Olmec stone heads etc.

Yodath Enders rated it it was amazing Apr 28, There was a problem filtering reviews right now. We have in this volume an anthro- pology of technology of what might be termed—In the Old World—a “metallurgical province.


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Van Sertima uncritically accepts “evidence” of diffu- sion from any source, and cites a number of hyperdiffu- sionists ranging from Constantine Rafinesque to R. When The World Was Black: Remember me on this computer. Michelle Eeane rated it it was amazing Dec 13, Bomanizahir rated it it was amazing Oct 26, Kirch, University of California, Berkeley.

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revisite See and discover other items: It is also the study of how two peoples and cultures can lead to cross-fertilization. This, in Hosier’s opinion, drove the choices and resulted in the exceptional elaboration of sounds and colors of artifacts both sacred and elite. Fascinatingly, there is this much evidence around that the intersection of identical evidence used in these various books is very slim.

I am not really enthused about the quality of the pictures, though I have seen worse. Showing of 14 reviews. It was the tin bronze alloy—often lost-wax cast—which best suited the design of artifacts like bells and tweezers as they spread across Mesoamerica.

Taking into account that African presence in early Asia had been denied as sick. Help Center Find new research papers in: The biggest alteration is a change in the date and nature of the initial contact with the Olmecs.

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At the same time, the work in no way denies the importance of the Columbus Jarrod Grant rated it really liked it Oct 20, For example, he does not try to claim that Africans founded the Olmec civilization, but that Africans had contact with native groups in the Caribbean and Mexico on their own, long before they were ever brought here as slaves, much in the same vein as the Vikings and Chinese venturing to the Americas also before Columbus which he mentions.

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