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By Kenneth L. Feder

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

Part trip consultant, half pleasant reference, Ancient America showcases fifty iconic and publicly-accessible websites situated around the contiguous United States—including huge pyramids of earth, “castles” ensconced in cliff niches, and great rock artwork galleries. one of the areas profiled are 4 global historical past websites (Chaco Canyon, NM; Mesa Verde, CO; Cahokia, IL; Poverty element, LA); a variety of old Landmarks and nationwide Monuments (including Crystal River, FL; city Creek Mound, NC; Casa Grande, AZ; and Hovenweep, UT); and stunningly various websites starting from Serpent Mound (OH) and Horsethief Lake (WA) to Canyon de Chelly (AZ) and 9 Mile Canyon (UT).

In addition to useful customer info, Feder tells the interesting tales of every web site as published by means of archaeological study. Introductory chapters delve into the deep previous of local the US; old and cultural information in addition to unique images around out the location entries. Readers may be encouraged to go to those outstanding areas the place the prior maintains to resonate within the present.

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