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1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus

By: Charles C. Mann

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Knopf: August 2005

Seller ID: 17864

ISBN: 140004006X

Condition: New


A groundbreaking study that radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of the Europeans in 1492. Traditionally, Americans learned in school that the ancestors of the people who inhabited the Western Hemisphere at the time of Columbus's landing had crossed the Bering Strait twelve thousand years ago; existed mainly in small, nomadic bands; and lived so lightly on the land that the Americas was, for all practical purposes, still a vast wilderness. But as Charles C. Mann now makes clear, archaeologists and anthropologists have spent the last thirty years proving the... View more info

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The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story

By: Douglas Preston

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: January 2017

Seller ID: 17809

ISBN: 1455569410

Condition: New


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Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life

By: Jon Lee Anderson

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Grove Press: March 1997

Seller ID: 17320

ISBN: 0802116000

Condition: Used - Very Good


Clean text and solid binding. Dustjacket shows shelfwear at the edges with two small tears. Otherwise a fine copy. Ships from Richmond, VA. NOT ex-library, BCE or remaindered. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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Tycoon's War: How Cornelius Vanderbilt Invaded a Country to Overthrow America's Most Famous Military Adventurer

By: Stephen Dando-Collins

Price: $16.10

Publisher: Da Capo Press: August 2008

Seller ID: 16943

ISBN: 0306816075

Condition: New


When he died in 1877, Cornelius Vanderbilt, founder of the Vanderbilt dynasty, was wealthier than the U.S. Treasury. But he had nearly lost his fortune in 1856, when William Walker, a young Nashville genius, set out to conquer Central America and, in the process, take away Vanderbilt's most profitable shipping business. To win back his empire, Vanderbilt had to win a bloody war involving seven countries."Tycoon's War" tells the story of an epic imperialist duel--a violent battle of capitalist versus idealist, money versus ambition--and a monumental clash of egos that resulted in the deaths ... View more info