Unwisely's Reviews > Cahokia: Ancient America's Great City on the Mississippi

Cahokia by Timothy R. Pauketat
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
1951394
's review
Nov 16, 09

bookshelves: 2009, non-fiction, historical
Read in November, 2009

So, right, a book about Native American History in the US. I'm somewhat better on pre-Columbian Latin American history, but after reading this I have determined it's possible that I don't know anything because no one knows that much, not just because I'm an ignoramus.

Anyway, this is not quite as engrossing as some science-for-the-masses books, probably due to the paucity of source material. The author is careful to footnote things and admit what is unknown, so it's interesting and educational, but not quite "stay up all night reading it".
1 like · likeflag

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read Cahokia.
sign in »

No comments have been added yet.