Before Columbus

Before Columbus

The Americas of 1491

Book - 2009
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This study of Native American societies is adapted for younger readers from Charles C. Mann's best-selling 1491. Turning conventional wisdom on its head, the book argues that the people of North and South America lived in enormous cities, raised pyramids hundreds of years before the Egyptians did, engineered corn, and farmed the rainforests.
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781416949008
Branch Call Number: JUV 970.01 MAN 2009
Characteristics: ix, 116 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 27 cm


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AL_RACHEL Mar 09, 2017

It was interesting to learn about a long-forgotten part of American history (the continents that is!). The author rewrites our set impressions of famous historical characters and events.

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Dec 05, 2013

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