1491: The Americas Before Columbus download free [PDF and Ebook] by Charles C. Mann

1491: The Americas Before Columbus download free [PDF and Ebook] by Charles C. Mann year 2006
  • Book name: 1491: The Americas Before Columbus
  • Author: Charles C. Mann
  • Release date: 2006/10/16
  • Publisher: GRANTA BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9781862078765
  • Rating: 9.61 of 10
  • Votes: 257
  • Review by: Hanna Costello
  • Review rating: 7.4 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/15
  • Total pages: 576
  • Includes a PDF summary of 57 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Up until very recently it was believed that in 1491, the year before Columbus landed, the Americas, one-third of the earth's surface, were a near-pristine wilderness inhabited by small, roaming bands of indigenous people. But recently unexpected discoveries have dramatically changed our understanding of Indian Life. Many scholars now argue that the Indians were much more numerous, were in the Americas for far longer, and had far more ecological impact on the land than previously believed. This knowledge has enormous implications for today's environmental disputes, yet little has filtered into textbooks, and even less into public awareness. Mann brings together all of the latest research, and the results of his own travels throughout North and South America, to provide a new, fascinating and iconoclastic account of the Americas before Columbus.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 38H52M48S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: History Of The Americas, Early History: C 500 To C 1450/1500
  • Available formats: MobiPocket, EPUB, DOC, TXT, PNG, WORD, PML, PDF. Compressed in TBZ2, 7-ZIP, RAR, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 24.74 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x195x35mm
  • Weight: 341g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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