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They Came Before Columbus

Ivan Van Sertima was born in Guyana, South America. He graduated from the School of Oriental and African Studies (London University) and the Rutgers Graduate School and holds degrees in African Studies and Anthropology. From 1957 – 1959 he served as a Press and broadcasting Officer in the Guyana Information Services. During several years in the 1960’s he broadcasted weekly from Britain to Africa and the Caribbean. Ivan Van Sertima works a literary critic, a linguist, and an anthropologist and has made a name in all three fields. As a literary critic, he is the author of Caribbean Writers, a collection of critical essays on the Caribbean novel. He was honored for his work in this field by being asked…