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The Mummy Congress: Science, Obsession, and the Everlasting Dead

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Now available in paperback--The Mummy Congress is "clear, direct and intense . . . all the stories sparkle. Pringle is a crack-shot storyteller." --New York Times Book Review

Perhaps the most eccentric of all scientific meetings, the World Congress on Mummy Studies brings together mummy experts from all over the globe and airs their latest findings. Who are these scientists, and what draws them to this morbid yet captivating field? The Mummy Congress, written by acclaimed science journalist Heather Pringle, examines not just the world of mummies, but also the people obsessed with them.

About the Author

Heather Pringle is a journalist and writer who has written on archaeology and ancient cultures in numerous magazines, including Science, Geo, New Scientist, National Geographic Traveler, and Discover. She is also the author of two books, including In Search of Ancient North America. She lives in Vancouver, Canada.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780786884636
Author:
Pringle, Heather
Publisher:
Theia
Subject:
Archaeology
Subject:
Anthropology - Physical
Subject:
Death & Dying
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Mummies
Subject:
Forensic anthropology
Subject:
Archaeology-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
TradePB
Publication Date:
20020631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8 x 5.1875 in 17.92 oz
Age Level:
from 18

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