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Sailing to paradise : the discovery of the Americas by 7000 B.C.

Author: Jim Bailey
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1994.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bailey, Jim, 1919-
Sailing to paradise.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1994
(OCoLC)624390347
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Bailey
ISBN: 0684812975 9780684812977
OCLC Number: 31657671
Description: 463 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Economics underlies history --
Tracks on the world ocean --
The huge islands in the middle of the ocean 00 The marks of the voyagers --
Birdmen in Africa --
Lands to the East --
Negligible writtten sources for the history of ancient Africa --
Scientific or magical societies --
Divine kingship worldwide --
The sea peoples of the Copper & Bronze Ages --
The mermaid, a tradition across the Atlantic trade routes --
Why the sea trade ended, bringing isolation & backwardness to America & West Africa --
West African customs that are similar to those of the ancient Fertile Crescent --
The philosophy of the Dogon tribe of Mali: its connection with the Fertile Crescent --
Biblical creation & the Flood --
The Mesopotamian tradition about Atlas, alias Seth & Set --
Of West Africa & America --
The sculptor & the unwritten tradition --
The Ashanti gold weights : their connection with the Indus Valley --
Biological evidence for this early contact. The scandal of the classical Greeks --
The source of the bronze for the Bronze Age --
Right- & left-handedness, a worldwide tradition & the origin of our terms the political left & right --
The first great periods of international trade --
Earth mother : shy father --
God-kings & titans --
Theend of Atlantis --
Summar of the argument --
List of key dates --
Weights & measure from Berriman's History of metrology --
Professor Dart on the prehistoric mines of Southern Africa.
Responsibility: Jim Bailey.

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