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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.

Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 01:30

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

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Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 01:30

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, November 17, 2018 - 01:29

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, November 3, 2018 - 03:42

Author(s):
Anselm Audley

From the chaos of a sea-battle to the fury of a lynch mob, from personal bravery to political machinations, The Day Democracy Died tells in vivid detail the tragic story of the Arginusae trials and the fall of Athens: a cautionary tale...Read more

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 03:41

Author(s):
Brian R. Price

Few historical icons can match the evocative power of the medieval suit of armour, and this epic new book is a complete course in the tools and techniques of the modern armourer’s art. Through more than 1,000 detailed photos and clear...Read more

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 03:41

Author(s):
Patrick Hunt

Renowned archaeologist Patrick Hunt brings his top ten list of ancient archaeological discoveries to life in this concise and captivating book. The Rosetta Stone, Troy, Nineveh's Assyrian Library, King Tut’s Tomb, Machu Picchu, Pompeii,...Read more

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 03:40

Author(s):
Richard Cassaro

The Missing Link presents Richard Cassaro´s paradigm-shifting archaeological discovery, and builds on the theory he advanced in his 2011 book, Written in Stone.Cassaro argues persuasively that the Old World symbol known as Master of...Read more

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 03:40

Author(s):
James O'Kon PE

The Maya were the longest-lived civilization in history. Their civilization began in 2500 BC on a time-line with the ancient Sumerians and terminated in 900 AD during the reign of Charlemagne. Their histories did not converge because the...Read more

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 23:37

Author(s):
Andy Burnham

This is the only book about standing stones created by the whole community of megalith enthusiasts, as represented by the archaeologists, photographers, theorists and stones aficionados who post on the Megalithic Portal. It offers...Read more

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 20:05

Author(s):
George L. Cowgill

This is the first comprehensive English-language book on the largest city in the Americas before the 1400s. Teotihuacan is a UNESCO world heritage site, located in highland central Mexico, about twenty-five miles from Mexico City,...Read more

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 20:02

Author(s):
Jack Weatherford

The name Genghis Khan often conjures the image of a relentless, bloodthirsty barbarian on horseback leading a ruthless band of nomadic warriors in the looting of the civilized world. But the surprising truth is that Genghis Khan was a...Read more

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 19:59

Author(s):
Manduhai Buyandelger

The collapse of socialism at the end of the twentieth century brought devastating changes to Mongolia. Economic shock therapy—an immediate liberalization of trade and privatization of publicly owned assets—quickly led to impoverishment,...Read more

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 19:53

Author(s):
Roger Ford

A spectacular visual guide to the epic 4,000-year history of weaponry, created in association with the Smithsonian Institution.

Weapon: A Visual History of Arms and Armor tells this epic story of the entire spectrum of...Read more

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 19:49

Author(s):
Lynn Thorndike

This book aims to trace the development of Europe and its civilization, from the decline of the Roman Empire to the opening of the sixteenth century, for the benefit of the college student and the general reader. It is almost needless to...Read more

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 19:44

Author(s):
David L. Mearns

This gripping memoir by the world’s foremost marine geologist is an enthralling blend of maritime history, popular science, and Clive Cussler–style adventure.

David L. Mearns has discovered some of the world’s most fascinating and...Read more

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 05:53

Author(s):
Anthony Gottlieb

Western philosophy is now two and a half millennia old, but much of it came in just two staccato bursts, each lasting only about 150 years. In his landmark survey of Western philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance, The Dream of...Read more

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 05:52

Author(s):
Brenda Rosen

Some of the most extraordinary ancient cities that have been abandoned, forgotten, or hidden by time are now revealed in their full splendor. Examining the role of natural and man-made disasters, rulers and their hostile neighbors, and the fate of cities built to celebrate religious beliefs,...Read more

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 05:51

Author(s):
Jodi Magness

This book provides an introduction to the archaeology and history of ancient Palestine - modern Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian territories - from the destruction of Solomon's temple in 586 BCE to the Muslim conquest in 640 CE....Read more

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 05:51

Author(s):
Tony Allan, Charles Phillips, Michael Kerrigan, Duncan Baird Publishers

Wise Lord of the Sky traces the growth of the rich world of Persian myth, from its roots in Assyro-Babylonian and Aryan belief, to the complex system that eventually emerged. Covers the early worship of archaic gods, the fire cults, the...Read more

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 05:51

Author(s):
Jean Manco

From prehistory to the present day, an unrivaled look deep into the contentious origins of the Celts

Blood of the Celts brings together genetic, archaeological, and linguistic evidence to address the often-debated question:...Read more

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