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Before Columbus : the Americas of 1491 / Charles C. Mann.

Mann, Charles C. (Author).

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  • 34 out of 36 copies are currently available at PINES. (Show copies)
  • 2 out of 3 copies are currently available at Athens Regional Library System. (Show copies)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Watkinsville/Oconee County Library.

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Item details

  • ISBN: 9781416949008 (reinforced) :
  • ISBN: 1416949003 (reinforced) :
  • Physical Description: ix, 116 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 27 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2009.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
"A Downtown Bookworks book."
Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 110) and index.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience:
Ages 8 up.
Awards:
A Junior Library Guild selection
Subject: Indians > Origin > Juvenile literature.
Indians > History > Juvenile literature.
Indians > Antiquities > Juvenile literature.
Indians > Origin.
Indians > History.
Indians > Antiquities.
America > Antiquities > Juvenile literature.
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