Ancient America: Fifty Archaeological Sites to See for by Kenneth L. Feder PDF

By Kenneth L. Feder

ISBN-10: 1442263121

ISBN-13: 9781442263123

Presenting “the actual deal” of yankee 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 consultant, half pleasant reference, Ancient America showcases fifty iconic and publicly-accessible websites situated around the contiguous United States—including enormous pyramids of earth, “castles” ensconced in cliff niches, and monstrous rock paintings galleries. one of the locations profiled are 4 global background websites (Chaco Canyon, NM; Mesa Verde, CO; Cahokia, IL; Poverty aspect, LA); quite a few old 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 website as published through archaeological study. Introductory chapters delve into the deep earlier of local the United States; historic and cultural info in addition to unique images around out the positioning entries. Readers might be encouraged to go to those extraordinary areas the place the prior maintains to resonate within the present.

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