Suggested Books

Suggested Books

Here is a list of suggested books. Click on the title to see a book description or click on the book to get it from Amazon. You are welcome to review any of the books listed. This page is updated regularly.

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 20:41

Author(s):
Miguel Leon-Portilla (Author), Lysander Kemp (Translator), J. Jorge Klor de Alva (Foreword)

For hundreds of years, the history of the conquest of Mexico and the defeat of the Aztecs has been told in the words of the Spanish victors. Miguel León-Portilla has long been at the forefront of expanding that history to include the...Read more

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 20:40

Author(s):
Nathaniel Philbrick

How did America begin? That simple question launches the acclaimed author of Bunker Hill and Valiant Ambition on an extraordinary journey to understand the truth behind our most sacred national myth: the voyage of the Mayflower and the...Read more

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 20:39

Author(s):
Edgar Ridley

This book continues the author's examination of how symbols, with their resulting mythology and superstition, have affected man and civilization; how the Symptomatic Thought Process must be used as an alternative to symbolic thought; and...Read more

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 20:38

Author(s):
Loren Coleman

Bestselling author and noted cryptozoologist Loren Coleman set out on the ultimate mission: to uncover the fun and intriguing phenomena that exist right here in the United States. In Mysterious America, a fun and compulsively readable...Read more

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 20:36

Author(s):
Kevin Crossley-Holland

Here are thirty-two classic myths that bring the Viking world vividly to life. The mythic legacy of the Scandinavians includes a cycle of stories filled with magnificent images from pre-Christian Europe. Gods, humans, and monstrous...Read more

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 20:35

Author(s):
Jean Manco

Who are the Europeans and where did they come from? In recent years scientific advances have released a mass of data, turning cherished ideas upside down. The idea of migration in prehistory, so long out of favor, is back on the agenda....Read more

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 21:38

Author(s):
Gwendolyn Womack

FROM THE AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR OF THE MEMORY PAINTER COMES A SWEEPING AND SUSPENSEFUL TALE OF ROMANCE, FATE, AND FORTUNE.

Semele Cavnow appraises antiquities for an exclusive Manhattan auction house, deciphering ancient texts—...Read more

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 00:42

Author(s):
Stefan Zweig, Anthea Bell

Written as both a recollection of the past and a warning for future generations, The World of Yesterday recalls the golden age of literary Vienna—its seeming permanence, its promise, and its devastating fall.

Surrounded by the...Read more

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 00:41

Author(s):
James Bradley

From the bestselling author of Flags of our Fathers, Flyboys, and The Imperial Cruise, a spellbinding history of turbulent U.S.-China relations from the 19th century to World War II and Mao's ascent.

In each of his books,...Read more

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 00:40

Author(s):
Robert Bauval, Adrian Gilbert

A revolutionary book that explains the most enigmatic and fascinating wonder of the ancient world: the Pyramids of Egypt.

In 1993, German robotics engineer Rudolf Gatenbrink discovered a sealed door within the Great Pyramid of...Read more

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 00:38

Author(s):
Glenn Kreisberg

Cutting-edge thinkers on the origins of civilization, the Giza pyramids, pre-Columbian and early America, and the power of human consciousness

• With contributions by David Frawley, Geoff Stray, Joscelyn Godwin, Daniel...Read more

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 00:37

Author(s):
Charles River Editors

"The geometric ones could indicate the flow of water or be connected to rituals to summon water. The spiders, birds, and plants could be fertility symbols. Other possible explanations include: irrigation schemes or giant

...Read more

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 00:36

Author(s):
Brian Fagan

They survived by their wits in a snowbound world, hunting, and sometimes being hunted by, animals many times their size. By flickering firelight, they drew bison, deer, and mammoths on cavern walls- vibrant images that seize our...Read more

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 00:35

Author(s):
Scott F. Wolter

Akhenaten to the Founding Fathers: The Mysteries of the Hooked X  is the third book in a series that investigates the origin and meaning of a mysterious symbol originally found on the five fiercely debated medieval North American rune...Read more

Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 02:31

Author(s):
Michael Duncan

The Roman Republic was one of the most remarkable achievements in the history of civilization. After its founding in 509 BCE, it grew from an unremarkable Italian city-state to the dominant superpower of the Mediterranean world. Through...Read more

Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 02:29

Author(s):
Bee Wilson

Since prehistory, humans have braved sharp knives, fire, and grindstones to transform raw ingredients into something delicious—or at least edible. Tools shape what we eat, but they have also transformed how we consume, and how we think...Read more

Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 02:28

Author(s):
Lars Brownworth

In AD 793 Norse warriors struck the English isle of Lindisfarne and laid waste to it. Wave after wave of Norse ‘sea-wolves’ followed in search of plunder, land, or a glorious death in battle. Much of the British Isles fell before their...Read more

Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 02:27

Author(s):
George G M James

The term Greek philosophy, to begin with a misnomer, for there is no such philosophy in existence. The ancient Egyptians had developed a very complex religious system, called the Mysteries, which was also the first system of salvation....Read more

Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 02:26

Author(s):
Douglas Preston

Since the days of conquistador Hernán Cortés, rumors have circulated about a lost city of immense wealth hidden somewhere in the Honduran interior, called the White City or the Lost City of the Monkey God. Indigenous tribes speak of...Read more

Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 02:25

Author(s):
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

The first history of the United States told from the perspective of indigenous peoples
 
Today in the United States, there are more than five hundred federally recognized Indigenous nations comprising nearly three million...Read more

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In mid-September, a large treasure was unearthed during a dig at the Abbey of Cluny, in the French department of Saône-et-Loire: 2,200 silver deniers and oboles, 21 Islamic gold dinars, a signet ring, and other objects made of gold. Never before has such a large cache of silver deniers been discovered. Nor have gold coins from Arab lands, silver deniers, and a signet ring ever been found hoarded together within a single, enclosed complex.

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