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1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
by Charles C. Mann
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Charles C. Mann has pulled off an impressive feat — a scholarly, thorough work of history that's almost compulsively readable. In 1491, he summarizes and examines the last thirty years of research into the pre-Columbian Americas, and comes to some... (read more)

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Who Discovered America?: The Untold History of the Peopling of the Americas
Who Discovered America?: The Untold History of the Peopling of the Americas
by Gavin Menzies
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Updated with astonishing new findings A groundbreaking history that upends our understanding of ancient America From Gavin Menzies, the author of the blockbuster New York Times bestseller 1421, comes a revolutionary new account of how the first humans... (read more)

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1491: New Revelations of the Americas before Columbus
1491: New Revelations of the Americas before Columbus
by Charles C Mann
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A groundbreaking study that radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of the Europeans in 1492. Traditionally, Americans learned in school that the ancestors of the people who inhabited the Western Hemisphere at the time of... (read more)

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Who Discovered America?: The Untold History of the Peopling of the Americas
Who Discovered America?: The Untold History of the Peopling of the Americas
by Gavin Menzies
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A groundbreaking new book that upends our understanding of ancient America Conventional history tells us humans migrated on foot across present-day Alaska, populating the Americas far later than other continents. However, emerging new evidence suggests... (read more)

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The Great Journey: The Peopling of Ancient America
The Great Journey: The Peopling of Ancient America
by Brian M Fagan
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From reviews of the first edition: "Most of us are acquainted with the European discovery of America, but how and when did American Indians occupy the continent? That's the fascinating puzzle Fagan discusses here--and he reveals himself as a... (read more)

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Lost World: Rewriting Prehistory-How New Science Is Tracing America's Ice Age Mariners
Lost World: Rewriting Prehistory-How New Science Is Tracing America's Ice Age Mariners
by Tom Koppel
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In a captivating blend of extreme science and historical sleuthing, veteran journalist Tom Koppel tells the inside story of the quest to discover who first settled in the New World -- and how and when they did it. For decades the issue seemed moot. The... (read more)

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Beyond the Blockade: New Currents in Cuban Archaeology (Caribbean Archaeology and Ethnohistory)
Beyond the Blockade: New Currents in Cuban Archaeology (Caribbean Archaeology and Ethnohistory)
by Susan Kepecs
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This innovative volume builds on dialogues opened in recent years between Cuban archaeologists, whose work has long been carried out behind closed doors, and their international colleagues.  The chapters included herein span a wide range of... (read more)

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Clay Copper & Turquoise the Museum Colle
Clay Copper & Turquoise the Museum Colle
by Chaco Culture Nation
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The museum collection of Chaco includes everything from finely handcrafted pottery, to delicately beaded necklaces, to durable yet artful shoes. For the first time, readers have an opportunity to see these items in Clay, Copper, and Turquoise. The book... (read more)

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Wattis Symposium Series in Anthropology #27: The First Americans
Wattis Symposium Series in Anthropology #27: The First Americans
by Nina G Jablonski
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As modern humans spread around the globe, the Americas represented the final continental frontier. These first colonists were modern in appearance and technology, but who were they and when did they arrive? Traditional answers to these questions have... (read more)

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Lost Cities of North & Central America (Lost Cities Series)
Lost Cities of North & Central America (Lost Cities Series)
by David H Childress
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Rogue adventurer and maverick archaeologist Childress takes the reader on unforgettable journeys in search of lost cities and ancient mysteries. Join him as he crosses deserts, mountains, and jungles in search of legendary cities, vast gold treasure... (read more)

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The first Americans
The first Americans
by Juan Schobinger
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Originally published in Italian (1994: Editoriale Jaca Book spa, Milan). The author, an archaeologist affiliated with the University of Cujo in Argentina, writes for a general audience. The scope is broad: coverage of the origin, history, and culture... (read more)

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New World Archaeology & Culture History: Collected Essays & Articles
New World Archaeology & Culture History: Collected Essays & Articles
by Gordon R Willey
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Thirty papers from Willey's (archaeology, Harvard) 40-year career. He introduces each section with an explanation of the state of the field and his own ideas at the time of writing, and how each has changed since then. Focuses on Central and South... (read more)

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Columbian Consequences, Vol. 1: Archaeological & Historical Perspectives on the Spanish Borderlands West
Columbian Consequences, Vol. 1: Archaeological & Historical Perspectives on the Spanish Borderlands West
by David Hurst Thomas
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The first of a three-volume set addressing the nature of European- Native American contact during the colonial period throughout the Spanish Borderlands--the northern rim of New Spain from California to Florida. Arrangement of the essays is according... (read more)

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Ancient American Civilizations
Ancient American Civilizations
by Friedrich Katz
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Tracing the development of ancient civilizations of the pre-Columbian Americas, this is a fascinating account of how these civilizations culminated in the magnificent empires of the Aztecs and Incas.... (read more)

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Ancient Americas: Art from Sacred Landscapes
Ancient Americas: Art from Sacred Landscapes
by Richard F Townsend
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Kingdoms of gold, kingdoms of jade :the Americas before Columbus
Kingdoms of gold, kingdoms of jade :the Americas before Columbus
by Brian M Fagan
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [230]-234) and index.... (read more)

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Atlas of Ancient America
Atlas of Ancient America
by Michael Coe
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Includes bibliographic references (p. 226-227) and index.... (read more)

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Quest for the origins of the first Americans
Quest for the origins of the first Americans
by E James Dixon
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-148) and index.... (read more)

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Americas Lost: The First Encounter, 1492-1713
Americas Lost: The First Encounter, 1492-1713
by Daniel Levine
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Landscapes of Origin in the Americas: Creation Narratives Linking Ancient Places and Present Communities
Landscapes of Origin in the Americas: Creation Narratives Linking Ancient Places and Present Communities
by Jessica Christie
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Landscape is a powerful factor in the operation of memory because of the associations narrators make between the local landscape and the events of the stories they tell. Ancestors and mythological events often become fixed in a specific landscape and act... (read more)

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