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By Kenneth L. Feder

Presenting “the actual deal” of yank antiquity—as against the hyped fare of many cable television shows—Kenneth Feder invitations readers to discover the lovely technological, architectural, engineering, and creative achievements of America’s first peoples.

Part go back and forth advisor, half pleasant reference, Ancient America showcases fifty iconic and publicly-accessible websites positioned around the contiguous United States—including enormous pyramids of earth, “castles” ensconced in cliff niches, and mammoth rock paintings galleries. one of the locations profiled are 4 international history websites (Chaco Canyon, NM; Mesa Verde, CO; Cahokia, IL; Poverty element, LA); a variety of ancient Landmarks and nationwide Monuments (including Crystal River, FL; city Creek Mound, NC; Casa Grande, AZ; and Hovenweep, UT); and stunningly diversified websites starting from Serpent Mound (OH) and Horsethief Lake (WA) to Canyon de Chelly (AZ) and 9 Mile Canyon (UT).

In addition to functional customer details, Feder tells the attention-grabbing tales of every web site as printed by means of archaeological study. Introductory chapters delve into the deep earlier of local the US; old and cultural info in addition to unique images around out the positioning entries. Readers can be encouraged to go to those notable areas the place the previous keeps to resonate within the present.

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