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America's Ancient Cities

3.78  ·  Rating Details ·  18 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Spanning 14,000 years, this handsome volume describes how settlements and cities evolved--vital developments in human history. Thoughtful text, complemented by haunting color photos, explores mysteries and recent discoveries.
Hardcover, 199 pages
Published May 1st 1995 by National Geographic Society (first published January 1st 1988)
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Angela Kershner
Jul 05, 2014 Angela Kershner rated it liked it
This book had some good information as a general overview. I learned quite a lot. I was surprised, however, that the Inca were not mentioned. Basically, it deals with the civilizations of North and Central America, but not South America. So, really the title should read "North America's Ancient Cities." My second problem with this book is that the author sometimes assumes that the readers know more than they do and neglects to define certain words that have to do with the culture/architecture be ...more
Stacy Croushorn
Not a detailed look at the cities or cultures, but interesting.
Ernie Dawson
Nov 15, 2010 Ernie Dawson rated it liked it
A largely pictoral book. It's truly amazing what's out there.
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