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.

Indian Givers

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

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 ...

Numbers From Nowhere

Author: David P. Henige
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 9780806130446
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In Numbers From Nowhere David Henige argues that the data on which these high counts are based are meager and often demonstrably wrong.