Charles C. Mann's 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus (2nd PDF

By Charles C. Mann

ISBN-10: 0307278182

ISBN-13: 9780307278180

During this groundbreaking paintings of technology, historical past, and archaeology, Charles C. Mann significantly alters our realizing of the Americas prior to the coming of Columbus in 1492.
 
Contrary to what such a lot of americans study in class, the pre-Columbian Indians weren't in moderation settled in a pristine barren region; quite, there have been large numbers of Indians who actively molded and motivated the land round them. The staggering Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan had working water and immaculately fresh streets, and was once greater than any modern ecu urban. Mexican cultures created corn in a really expert breeding technique that it's been known as man’s first feat of genetic engineering. certainly, Indians weren't dwelling evenly at the land yet have been landscaping and manipulating their global in ways in which we're basically now starting to comprehend. difficult and fabulous, this a transformative new examine a wealthy and engaging global we purely idea we knew.

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During this groundbreaking paintings of technology, background, and archaeology, Charles C. Mann considerably alters our figuring out of the Americas sooner than the arriving of Columbus in 1492.
 
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YOKOYAMA, I. (1988), The tsunami caused by the prehistoric eruption of Thera. In (Mourtzos, N. ) International Symposium on Engineering Geology and Protection of Ancient Works, Monuments and Historic Sites, Athens, Field Guide Tour T3, The Aegean World-Greek Islands. ZEIST, W. , and STAPERT, D. (1975), Late Quaternary Vegetation and Climate of Southwestern Turkey, Palaeohistoria 17, 53 – 143.

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