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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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Ancient Mexico & Central America: Archaeology and Culture History
Ancient Mexico & Central America: Archaeology and Culture History
by Susan Toby Evans
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This authoritative book explores every aspect of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica, from Paleo-Indian times to the sixteenth century. It provides overviews of the best-known regional cultures, such as those of the Olmecs, Maya, Zapotecs, and Aztecs, as well as... (read more)

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The Seventy Great Mysteries of the Ancient World: Unlocking the Secrets of Past Civilizations
The Seventy Great Mysteries of the Ancient World: Unlocking the Secrets of Past Civilizations
by Brian M Fagan
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An intriguing book that draws on modern science and the latest research to explore some of archaeology's most baffling controversies and enigmas, from human origins and evolution to the mysterious collapse of once-powerful civilizations. 431... (read more)

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These Were the Greeks
These Were the Greeks
by H D Amos
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Surveying Greek history and civilization, this examines such topics as the Minoans and Mycenaeans, City-States, Wars with Persia, Imperial Athens, Alexander, and after Alexander, as well as Greek religion, games, democracy and law, work and trade, and... (read more)

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History of Ancient Egypt #1: A History of Ancient Egypt: From the First Farmers to the Great Pyramid
History of Ancient Egypt #1: A History of Ancient Egypt: From the First Farmers to the Great Pyramid
by John Romer
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The ancient world comes to life in the first volume in a two book series on the history of Egypt, spanning the first farmers to the construction of the pyramids. Famed archaeologist John Romer draws on a lifetime of research to tell one... (read more)

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The Farfarers: Before the Norse
The Farfarers: Before the Norse
by Farley Mowat
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MYSTERIOUS LONGHOUSES in the Arctic, ancient stone beacons in Newfoundland - are they evidence of Europeans who crossed the Atlantic before A.D. 1000? Farley Mowat advances a controversial new theory about the first visitors to North America. Mowat's... (read more)

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The Ancient City: Life in Classical Athens and Rome
The Ancient City: Life in Classical Athens and Rome
by Peter Connolly
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In this superbly illustrated volume, Athens and Rome, the two greatest cities of antiquity, spring to life through the masterful pen of Peter Connolly. For the first time ever, all the evidence has been painstakingly pieced together to reconstruct the... (read more)

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Standing with Stones: A Photographic Journey Through Megalithic Britain & Ireland
Standing with Stones: A Photographic Journey Through Megalithic Britain & Ireland
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Some megalithic sites, like Stonhenge and Newgrange, are well researched and often visited, while others, such as Fernworthy and Bleasdale, are barely known. From stone circles and henges to long barrows and cairns, our distant ancestors adapted and... (read more)

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Forbidden Archeology
Forbidden Archeology
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Meet the Book that Sparked a Major Controversy Over the centuries, researchers have found bones and artifacts proving that modern humans have existed for millions of years. Mainstream science, however has suppressed these facts. Prejudices based on... (read more)

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The Murder of King Tut: The Plot to Kill the Child King - A Nonfiction Thriller
The Murder of King Tut: The Plot to Kill the Child King - A Nonfiction Thriller
by James Patterson
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A secret buried for centuries Thrust onto Egypt's most powerful throne at the age of nine, King Tut's reign was fiercely debated from the outset. Behind the palace's veil of prosperity, bitter rivalries and jealousy flourished among the Boy King's most... (read more)

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Maya Cosmos
Maya Cosmos
by David Freidel
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A Masterful blend of archaeology, anthropology, astronomy, and lively personal reportage, Maya Comos tells a constellation of stories, from the historical to the mythological, and envokes the awesome power of one of the richest civilizations ever to... (read more)

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Teotihuacan: An Experiment in Living
Teotihuacan: An Experiment in Living
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This book is the first comprehensive study and reinterpretation of the unique arts of Teotihuacan, including architecture, sculpture, mural painting, and ceramics. Comparing the arts of Teotihuacan - not previously judged "artistic" - with those of... (read more)

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Cahokia: Ancient America's Great City on the Mississippi
Cahokia: Ancient America's Great City on the Mississippi
by Timothy R Pauketat
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The fascinating story of a lost city and an unprecedented American civilization While Mayan and Aztec civilizations are widely known and documented, relatively few people are familiar with the largest prehistoric Native American city north of Mexico-a... (read more)

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Popol Vuh : The Definitive Edition Of The Mayan Book Of The Dawn Of Life And The Glories Of Gods and Kings
Popol Vuh : The Definitive Edition Of The Mayan Book Of The Dawn Of Life And The Glories Of Gods and Kings
by Dennis Tedlock
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Popol Vuh, the Quiché Mayan book of creation, is not only the most important text in the native languages of the Americas, it is also an extraordinary document of the human imagination. It begins with the deeds of Mayan gods in the darkness of a... (read more)

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Discoveries: Celts (Discoveries)
Discoveries: Celts (Discoveries)
by Christiane Eluere
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The story of the Celtic people begins with their expansion throughout Europe in the 4th century B.C. Because they left no written record, their culture has been reconstructed entirely from archaeological finds and accounts left by Roman historians... (read more)

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Nefertiti: Egypt's Sun Queen
Nefertiti: Egypt's Sun Queen
by Joyce Tyldesley
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The classic account of Egypt's most famous queennow fully revised For over a decade, Nefertiti, wife of the heretic king Akhenaten, was the most influential woman in the Bronze Age world: a beautiful queen blessed by the sun god, adored by her family... (read more)

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Temples, Tombs, & Hieroglyphs: A Popular History of Ancient Egypt
Temples, Tombs, & Hieroglyphs: A Popular History of Ancient Egypt
by Barbara Mertz
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An eye-opening, edifying, and endlessly entertaining tour through an astonishing bygone world—the acclaimed classic history of ancient Egypt, now newly revised and updated Writing as Elizabeth Peters, world-renowned Egyptologist Barbara Mertz... (read more)

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James A. Ford and the Growth of Americanist Archaeology
James A. Ford and the Growth of Americanist Archaeology
by Michael J Obrien
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Until James A. Ford's death in 1968, no archaeologist in the United States commanded the same degree of respect among his colleagues. Many may not have agreed with him, but they respected him. A brilliant archaeologist and dynamic personality, Ford... (read more)

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Origins and Revolutions: Human Identity in Earliest Prehistory
Origins and Revolutions: Human Identity in Earliest Prehistory
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In this innovative study Clive Gamble presents and questions two of the most famous descriptions of change in prehistory. The first is the 'human revolution', when evidence for art, music, religion and language first appears. The second is the economic... (read more)

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The Boy Behind the Mask: Meeting the Real Tutankhamun
The Boy Behind the Mask: Meeting the Real Tutankhamun
by Charlotte Booth
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The name of Tutankhamun brings to mind shining images of gold treasure, a secret tomb, and an ancient curse. However, the real history of the young king is surrounded by rumor and mystery. Alongside the vast riches miraculously discovered by Howard... (read more)

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