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Explorers of Pre-Columbian America?

The Diffusionist-Inventionist Controversy (Guides to Historical Issues ; #5)

by Eugene R. Fingerhut

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Published by Regina Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • North American,
  • History - General History,
  • Sociology,
  • America,
  • Discovery and exploration,
  • Pre-Columbian

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8442319M
    ISBN 100941690598
    ISBN 109780941690591


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Explorers of Pre-Columbian America? by Eugene R. Fingerhut Download PDF EPUB FB2

: Explorers of Pre-Columbian America?: The Diffusionist-Inventionist Controversy (Guides to Historical Issues ; #5) (): Fingerhut, Eugene R.: Books3/5(1). Eugene R. Fingerhut’s Explorers of Pre-Columbian America is a historiographical introduction to the academic controversies surrounding the question of possible pre-Columbian explorations of the New World.

It is not an attempt to resolve the debates, but simply to summarize the assumptions, methods, arguments, and evidence of the various sides in the issue. Get Textbooks on Google Play. Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. From the Back Cover. With an authoritative grasp of known historical data, Wilbur investigates the mysterious pre-Columbian age and, in his inimitable style, reconstructs the alien world found by the first Europeans on this continent.

With a Holmesian dedication to logic, and beautifully rendered drawings that illustrate the text, 5/5(1). To be clear, there were explorers in the New World before Columbus arrived in These explorers arrived many thousands of years before Columbus in fact.

They explored both the Atlantic and the Pacific sides of both North and South America. They established colonies and complex trade routes. A Pre-Columbian Crusade to America – Hjalmar R. Holand Across Atlantic Ice: The Origin of America’s Clovis Culture – Dennis J. Stanford & Bruce A.

Bradley Across Before Columbus – Evidence for Transoceanic Contact with the Americas prior to – Edited by Donald Y. Gilmore and Linda S. McElroy. These days, few people still believe Christopher Columbus was the first explorer to travel to the “New World.” But there is still a debate over whether adventurers and explorers from Europe, Asia, and Africa all landed on North and South American shores prior to Let’s look at the evidence.

Anomalous Coins and Artifacts. The story of North American exploration spans an entire millennium andinvolves a wide array of European powers and uniquely American characters. It began with the Vikings’ brief stint in Newfoundland circa A.D.

and continued through England’s colonization of the Atlantic coast in the 17th century. Eugene R. Fingerhut' s Explorers of Pre-Columbian America is a historiographical introduction to the academic controversies surrounding the question of possible pre-Columbian explorations of.

The article ‘ Restoration | 6 Discoveries that Show the Pre-Columbian Americas Traded Across the Oceans ’ was originally published on minethehive and has been republished with permission.

Resources: L.H. Clegg, “The Black origin of American civilization”, A Current Bibliography on African Affairs, No.1 ()Author: Ancient-Origins. Before Columbus: Black Explorers of the New World By Legrand H. Clegg II Every October Americans pause to celebrate Columbus Day.

Children are taught that the Italian navigator discovered America. Parades are held in his honor and tributes tell of his skill, courage and perseverance. "The Pre-Columbian era incorporates all period subdivisions in the history and prehistory of the Americas before the appearance of significant European influences on the American continents, spanning the time of the original settlement in the Upper Paleolithic to European colonization during the Early Modern period.

explorers of pre-columbian america: diffusionist-inventionist controversy (guides to historical issues ; #5) by eugene r. fingerhut - hardcover. SSW Locate major civilizations of Mesoamerica and Andean South America.

SSW Describe the roles of people in the Maya, Inca, and Aztec societies. SSW Compare the key economic, cultural, and political characteristics of the major civilizations of Meso and South America.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fingerhut, Eugene R. Explorers of pre-Columbian America. Claremont, Calif.: Regina Books, © (OCoLC) In Texas there is little evidence of pre-Columbian exploration, but some very interesting stories exist. The earliest extant geography is the Shan Hai King or Shanhai Jing, a much-edited Chinese classic some 3, years old.

The work, regarded as fiction by many scholars, contains many apparent land surveys of travels by explorers. But Menzies, in his best-selling book, The Year China Discovered America, asserts that Zheng He sailed to the east coast of the United States, and may have established settlements in.

BYU ScholarsArchive Citation. Hamblin, William J. () "Eugene R. Fingerhut, Explorers of Pre-Columbian America?:The Diffusionist-Inventionist Controversy; Ronald H. Fritze, Legend and Lore of the Americas before An Encyclopedia of Visitors, Explorers, and Immigrants," Review of Books on the Book of Mormon – Vol.

7: No. 1, Article by: 3. Once the explorers realized they had discovered a new continent, their countries began to explore, conquer, and then create permanent settlements in America. However, it's best to recognize that Columbus wasn't the first human to put a foot in the Americas.

According to Paul Alfred Barton, the author of “A History of the African-Olmecs: Black Civilizations of America from Prehistoric Times to the Present Era,” ancient kingdoms in West Africa have a long history of trade by sail, which made it all the more likely that they eventually expanded their trade to the Size: 1MB.

Pre-Columbian Era. Prior to Feather holders. Date unknown. (photo by Roy C. Craven, Jr.) million years ago. From a wonderful book by Professor Barbara Purdy, we learned that about million years ago, Florida was located 50 degrees south of the equator. Did you know the first black explorer of North America landed in St.

Spanish explorers in America. “A reliable and interesting book which provides an account of the discovery and exploration of America and also presents a sketch of the Spanish colonial system. Critical essay on authorities.” – Standard Catalog Contents: 1. Preliminaries of Discovery () 2.

Preparations of Columbus () 3. END NOTES. Ivan Van Sertima, “Evidence For An African Presence in Pre-Columbian America,” in Ivan Van Sertima (ed.) African Presence in Early America, New Brunswick, Transaction Publishers,p Ibid.

Van Sertima, They Came Before Columbus, New York, Random House,p Lopez de Gomara, Historia de Mexico, Anvers. The last issue of AMERICAN HERITAGE reported the publication in Europe of an ancient map giving evidence that the Western Hemisphere was discovered by Portuguese explorers before Columbus.

This map, whose history and meaning are discussed in the following article, is here reproduced in color for the first time in the United States. "De Guignes was a scholar.

He devoted much of his life to a study of the early Chinese, particularly to that which concerned navigation. During his course of study of the Classics, he came across a story, retold by Ma Twan-lin, in his "Antiquarian Researches" published inof a Buddhist priest, Hwui Shan by name, who, in the fifth century, reported having been to a far.

Christopher Columbus's "discovery" of the Americas in led to the introduction of many novel crops to Europe and subsequently to European colonies in Asia and Africa, forever changing the global food gh it was the European explorers and colonizers who transported foods from the New World to the Old, the native peoples who domesticated these plants over.

Pre-Columbian rafts plied the Pacific Coast of South America for trade from about BCE, and possibly much earlier. The 16th century descriptions by the Spanish of the rafts used by Native Americans along the seacoasts of Peru and Ecuador has incited speculation about the seamanship of the Indians.

Pre-Columbian Mystery: Did Ancient Greeks Discover America. One of our favorite subjects here at Guerrilla Explorer is pre-Columbian trans-oceanic contact. Over the years, scholars have speculated that everyone from the ancient Romans to the Polynesians to the Japanese sailed to America long before Christopher Columbus.

Used books. Giving used books new life is what we do best. From classics to self-help, cookbooks, children's books and more. Find a great selection at unbeatable prices. Pre-Columbian Contact relates to claims that people from outside the Americas visited the Americas before the arrival of Christopher Columbus in Conventionally, this excludes the arrival of early populations over the Bering Straits and the movements of aboriginal people around the Arctic, but includes ocean-going voyages by Asians, Africans, Europeans, and Oceanians.

Asians in Pre-Columbian Mexico. Rafique Ali Jairazbhoy. The author, Explorers of Pre-Columbian America?: The Diffusionist-inventionist Controversy Eugene R Gavin Menzies No preview available - All Book Search results » Bibliographic information.

Title: Asians in Pre-Columbian Mexico Volume 2 of His Old world origins of. Evidence for pre-Columbian Explorers in Ancient America As the myth of Columbus “discovering” America falls from the pedestal of established history, we are given the opportunity to discover.

This article reflected on the information Columbus brought back from the New World. Alexander Von Wuthenau is a South American historian and he taught Pre-Columbian Art History at the University of the Americas.

He also founded the Humanitas Americas Collection at San Angel. Von Wuthenau wrote Unexpected Faces in Ancient America in In his bestselling book, " The Year China Discovered America," British amateur historian Gavin Menzies turns the story of the Europeans' discovery of America on its ear with a startling idea: Chinese sailors beat Christopher Columbus to the Americas by more than 70 years.

The book has generated controversy within the halls of scholarship. And in the Florida Keys and off the coast of Big Sur, Calif., artifacts of pre-Columbian Chinese jade have been unearthed from a riverbed and the sea floor. But despite all of this evidence (and even more), historians aren't rushing to rewrite the history books.

Find out why some consider Menzies' theory to be questionable. A renowned American historian and linguist, LEO WEINER of Harvard University, in his book, AFRICA AND THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA () wrote that Columbus was well aware of the Mandinka presence in the New World and that the West African Muslims had spread throughout the Caribbean, Central, South and North American territories, including Canada.

The most established narrative of pre-Columbian encounter involves explorers and settlers from Scandinavia, who arrived on the shores of Newfoundland and Canada some five centuries before the. The pre-Columbian and colonial period are, perhaps, the two most critical eras in American history.

If students don't develop an understanding of the critical issues, themes and events of these two periods, they will be at a tremendous learning disadvantage when examining issues, such as revolution and slavery, in subsequent periods in American. The pre-Columbian era incorporates all period subdivisions in the history of the Americas before the appearance of significant European influences on the American continent, spanning the time of the original settlement in the Upper Paleolithic period to European colonization during the Early Modern period.

While the phrase "pre-Columbian era" literally refers only to the time preceding. “Muslim sailors reached the American continent years before Columbus, in ,” Erdoğan said at a gathering in Istanbul of Muslim leaders from Latin America. in his book Cod, points Author: Alan Yuhas. Editor’s note: This article was originally published in On Monday [October 13 ], America’s government offices, businesses, and banks all grind to a halt in order to commemorate Columbus Day.

In schools up and down the country, little children are taught that a heroic Italian explorer discovered America, and various events and parades are [ ].SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE FOR PRE-COLUMBIAN TRANSOCEANIC VOYAGES TO AND FROM THE AMERICAS John L. Sorenson 1 and Carl L.

Johannessen 2 I NTRODUCTION This paper is an expanded version of a presentation given at a conference, “Contact and Exchange in the.The pre-Columbian North American peoples in the Southwest B.

built large irrigation systems for farming. In the Great Plains region, most pre-Columbian societies.