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1491 by Charles C. Mann
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really liked it

I thought this was a really excellent book, it reminded me a little of Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies but I think I liked it better actually. Mann really gets into what the experience of living hundreds or thousands of years ago might have been like, and it's fascinating. He also has a really good grasp on the research and, as far as I can tell, presents it all in a pretty even handed way. I think if you have any interest in the history of America from before we usually think history started you will very much enjoy this book.
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April 4, 2016 – Shelved
April 4, 2016 – Shelved as: to-read
May 27, 2016 – Started Reading
May 27, 2016 –
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August 17, 2016 – Finished Reading

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