News From AsiaticFathers.com!! ***
"New Proofs from The Experts: Native
Americans are the Descendants of
Shang Dynasty Chinese"
Read an article that appeared in
the Henan Province
Commercial News, China on September 3, 2009 saying that Henan
believe that the Chinese are ancestors to native Americans and
that they arrived in America by 1100 B.C.
original Chinese version of the article can be read Here.
An English translation of the article
and Charlotte's rebuttal to the counterpoints can be read
by Charlotte Rees
What is the difference between “revisionist history” and
Let me give a personal example.
In 2003 when I started examining the topic of the early
arrival of Chinese to America I returned to read my father’s
long out of print book The Asiatic Fathers of America.
That book was published in Taiwan and indicates “copyright
applied for” but does not give a date of publication. I knew
that the Library of Congress had a copy because I saw it there
in Dr. Hebert’s office on my first visit in 2003. Therefore, I
assumed that it must be copyrighted.
Later I visited the U.S. copyright office (on another floor in
the same building). They had no copyright on file for this
book and initially told me that it would be impossible to get
a copyright because the book was published in Taiwan. A few
weeks later a miracle happened. Someone in the copyright
office remembered my name and called me saying that the laws
had changed and that I could get a copyright.
However, I needed the date that the book was first published
in order to complete the copyright application. I did not have
that so I was told to guess a date. I asked family members and
they did not remember exactly, either. Based on what one of my
siblings had in her copy I chose 1975, which is now the
official date on the copyright.
From time to time I see copies of my father’s original book
for sale on the internet. If the price is low I occasionally
purchase. Just recently I bought one that is stamped by the
Writers Guild of America, “registered December 27, 1973.”
Up until now in everything that I wrote about The Asiatic
Fathers of America I put the publication date as 1975.
However, with this new information I am “revising” it to 1973.
Perhaps now that I have new facts it could be viewed as
“revisionist history” if I continued writing that Father’s
book was published in 1975. “Revisionist history” is when we
adjust actual history to fit our preconceived ideas. “Revising
history” is changing what we say based on new concrete