Author: Charles C. Mann
Publisher: Granta Books
ISBN: 1783781424
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Up until very recently it was believed that in 1491, the year before Columbus landed, the Americas, one-third of the earth's surface, were a near-pristine wilderness inhabited by small roaming bands of indigenous people.


Author: Charles C. Mann
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 1400032059
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Describes how recent archaeological research has transformed long-held myths about the Americas, revealing far older and more advanced cultures with a greater population than were previously thought to have existed.

Before Columbus

Author: Charles C. Mann
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416949003
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Based on the startling revelations that the author presented in his adult-level 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus, this book for young readers is a fascinating full-color journey into the world of the many advanced ...


Author: Charles C. Mann
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307596729
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In 1493, Charles Mann gives us an eye-opening scientific interpretation of our past, unequaled in its authority and fascination. From the Hardcover edition.


Author: Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1408842920
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Wars and witchcraft, plagues and persecutions, poetry and prophecy, science and magic, art and faith - all the glories and follies of the time are in this book.


Author: Gavin Menzies
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448154839
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Revised and updated with new material - including evidence of an entire Chinese fleet wrecked on New Zealand's South Island - for this paperback edition, 1421 is a brilliant, epoch-making work of historical detection that radically alters ...

The World Until Yesterday

Author: Jared Diamond
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1846148154
Size: 77.31 MB
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In The World Until Yesterday, Diamond reveals how traditional societies around the world offer an extraordinary window onto how our ancestors lived for the majority of human history - until virtually yesterday, in evolutionary terms - and ...

Indian Givers

Author: Jack Weatherford
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 9780307717160
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From the Trade Paperback edition.

American Colonies

Author: Alan Taylor
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101075814
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A multicultural, multinational history of colonial America from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Internal Enemy and American Revolutions In the first volume in the Penguin History of the United States, edited by Eric Foner, Alan ...