They came before Columbus : the African presence in ancient America / Ivan Van Sertima.

By: Van Sertima, Ivan [editor.]Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2003, ©1976Edition: Random House trade paperback editionDescription: xviii, 284 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cmISBN: 0812968174 (paperback); 9780812968170 (paperback)Subject(s): Africans -- America -- History -- To 1500 | Indians -- African influences | Blacks -- America -- History | America -- Discovery and exploration -- African | America -- AntiquitiesDDC classification: 970.01/9 LOC classification: E109.A35 | V36 2003Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Sample text | Publisher description
Contents:
1. The secret route from Guinea --
2. The visible witnesses --
3. The Mariner prince of Mali --
4. Africans across the sea --
5. Among the Quetzalcoatls --
6. Mandingo traders in medieval Mexico --
7. Black Africa and Egypt --
8. The black kings of the twenty-fifth dynasty --
9. African-Egyptian presences in ancient America --
10. Plants and transplants --
11. Smoking, tobacco and pipes in Africa and America --
12. The mystery of Mu-lan-p'i.
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Originally published: ©1976.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. The secret route from Guinea --

2. The visible witnesses --

3. The Mariner prince of Mali --

4. Africans across the sea --

5. Among the Quetzalcoatls --

6. Mandingo traders in medieval Mexico --

7. Black Africa and Egypt --

8. The black kings of the twenty-fifth dynasty --

9. African-Egyptian presences in ancient America --

10. Plants and transplants --

11. Smoking, tobacco and pipes in Africa and America --

12. The mystery of Mu-lan-p'i.

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