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Who discovered America? : the untold history of the peopling of the Americas / Gavin Menzies, Ian Hudson.

Menzies, Gavin, (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780062236753 :
  • ISBN: 006223675X
  • Description: viii, 308 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2013]

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  • 6 of 6 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Gloucester. (Show all copies)

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0 current holds with 6 total copies.

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Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 970.011/Menzies (Text to Phone) Available -
Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction E 103 .M56 2013 (Text to Phone) Available -
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Wakefield Adult Nonfiction (2nd Floor) 970.011 Menzies (Text to Phone) Available -

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [255]-284) and index.
Contents Note: Timeline of world civilizations -- Across oceans before Columbus. Prologue: Life at sea ; A land bridge too far ; Along the Silk Road ; Plants between continents ; European seafaring, 100,000 B.C. ; Mastery of the oceans before Columbus -- China in the Americas. The genetic evidence ; In search of lost civilizations ; The Olmec : the foundation culture of Central America ; Pyramids in Mexico and Central America ; Pyramid builders of South America -- China's explorations to the north. Kublai Khan's lost fleets ; The 1418 Chinese map of the world ; North Carolina and the Virginias ; The Eastern Seaboard ; Nova Cataia : the island of seven cities ; The Pacific Coast of North America ; Stone Age sailors : the "Windover Bog" people of Florida -- Conclusion: Who discovered America?
Summary: Combining in-depth research with an adventurer's spirit to present a radical rethinking and new revelations relating to the Beringia theory of how humans discovered, explored, and settled the American continent.
Hudson, Ian, 1979- author. (Added Author).

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