Before Columbus

Before Columbus

The Americas of 1491

Book - 2009/09/08
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Baker & Taylor
Argues that the native people of North and South America lived in enormous cities, raised pyramids hundreds of years before the Egyptians, engineered corn, and farmed the rainforests.

& Taylor

Based on the startling revelations that the author presented in his adult-level 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus, this book for young readers is a fascinating full-color journey into the world of the many advanced cultures that populated the Americas before the arrival of European explorers.

Simon and Schuster
A companion book for young readers based on 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus, the groundbreaking bestseller by Charles C. Mann.

Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2009/09/08
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781416949008
Branch Call Number: J 970 MAN
Characteristics: 110 p

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We often think of America when Columbus “discovered” it as a vast wilderness, but at that time, central Mexico may have been the most populous place on earth. This is just one of the many things you have learned that you’ll need to unlearn!


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