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Discovery By Robert Dale Williams
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"Discovery" features paintings and drawings by Robert Dale Williams, a classically trained American painter. Williams earned a Master of Fine Arts degree at the prestigious New York... More > Academy of Art Graduate School of Figurative Art. He furthered his studies under the internationally recognized Norwegian painter Odd Nerdrum, building a dynamic body of work. In addition to a selection of finely crafted figure studies and still life arrangements, “Discovery” includes many paintings by Williams that address human rights issues. Featured in collections world-wide, Williams has exhibited in New York, England, Spain, Norway, and Germany. This debut volume includes 26 full color illustrations.< Less
American Discovery: World Heritage By Gunnar Thompson
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The True Story of America’s Multiethnic Heritage of Discovery is presented for general adult readers. Action-packed, detective-style narratives feature women in history, the First People... More > (Indians), Egyptians, Romans, Japanese, Chinese, Welsh, Irish, Norse, Greek, African, Jewish, Hindu, and Muslim seafarers. They all discovered America before Columbus. The latest research includes: Greek slaves worked Minoan Mines in Lake Superior; Nubian overlords brought Egyptian agriculture to Mexico; the early Mexican metropolis of Teotihuacan was a trading center serving Roman, Chinese, Hindu, and Persian merchants; Horse Tribes fleeing Genghis Khan brought Asian horses to the Great Plains. Marco Polo was a “witness to history.” He sailed with Chinese explorers who mapped the West Coast. He returned to Venice in 1295 with maps and the latest Chinese guns. The book is packed with authentic maps, artifacts, and ships.< Less
American Discovery: World Heritage By Gunnar Thompson
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The True Story of America’s Multiethnic Heritage of Discovery is presented for general adult readers in action-packed, detective-style narratives. Join in the fun and excitement as First... More > People, Egyptians, Romans, Japanese, Chinese, Welsh, Irish, Norse, Greek, African, Jewish, Hindu, and Muslim seafarers all discover the New World before Columbus. Includes the latest research: Greek slaves worked Minoan Mines of Lake Superior; Nubian overlords brought Egyptian agriculture to Mexico in 1400 BC; the early Mexican metropolis of Teotihuacan was a trading center serving Roman, Chinese, Hindu, and Persian merchants; refugee Horse Tribes fleeing Genghis Khan brought Asian horses and Horse Culture to the Great Plains. Marco Polo was a “witness to history.” He sailed with Chinese explorers who mapped the West Coast. He returned to Venice in 1295 with maps and the latest Chinese guns. The book is packed with authentic maps, artifacts, and ships.< Less
Scientific American: Inventions and Discoveries By Rodney Carlisle
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A unique A-to-Z reference of brilliance in innovation and invention Combining engagingly written, well-researched history with the respected imprimatur of Scientific American magazine, this... More > authoritative, accessible reference provides a wide-ranging overview of the inventions, technological advances, and discoveries that have transformed human society throughout our history. More than 400 entertaining entries explain the details and significance of such varied breakthroughs as the development of agriculture, the "invention" of algebra, and the birth of the computer. Special chronological sections divide the entries, providing a unique focus on the intersection of science and technology from early human history to the present. In addition, each section is supplemented by primary source sidebars, which feature excerpts from scientists' diaries, contemporary accounts of new inventions, and various "In Their Own Words" sources.< Less
American Antiquities and Discoveries in the West By Josiah Priest
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Reproduction of the 1835 edition. Being an exhibition of the evidence that an ancient population of partially civilized nations differing entirely from those of the present Indians peopled America... More > many centuries before its discovery by Columbus, and inquiries into their origins, with a copious description of many of their stupendous works, now in ruins, with conjectures concerning what may have become of them ; compiled from travels, authentic sources, and the researches of antiquarian societies.< Less
American Antiquities and Discoveries in the West By Josiah Priest
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Reproduction of 1835 editon. Being an exhibition of the evidence that an ancient population of partially civilized nations differing entirely from those of the present Indians peopled America many... More > centuries before its discovery by Columbus, and inquiries into their origins, with a copious description of many of their stupendous works, now in ruins, with conjectures concerning what may have become of them ; compiled from travels, authentic sources, and the researches of antiquarian societies.< Less
Trilogy: One American's Observation, Discovery, Evolution & Secrets By Michael L. Farahay
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Trilogy, One American's, Observation, Discovery, Evolution & Secrets by Michael L. Farahay. Art, Poetry, and Short Stories progressing from young children's through teens and adults with Alaskan... More > adventures, backyard escapades, mystery and work, leadership attitudes and pitfalls. Stories and poetry with drama and humor are used to emphasize situations and suggestions reflecting on: Children & creating, Empathy & maturity, Flying & saucers, P.T.S.D. & war, Abstraction & aging. The Black & white, Hard cover (casewrap) edition, ISBN: 978-1-304-95116-8, ID: 14528199.< Less
American History Vol. II Discovery of America By Jacob Abbott
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This volume starts with the epic voyages of the Vikings to the east coast of North America some 500 years before Christopher Columbus. The author reveals many little-known details of this adventure,... More > and the many traces these intrepid explorers left behind. The book then goes on to provide a full account of each of the most famous European explorers who opened up the New World: Christopher Columbus, Sebastian Cabot, Americus Vespucius, John Ponce de Leon, Narvaez, Fernando De Soto, James Cartier, and Henry Hudson. Abbott deals objectively with the explorers’ treatment of the Indians, and also the behavior of the Indians toward the Europeans, revealing without prejudice the inequities perpetrated by both sides. Running throughout this volume is the theme of the stunning European technological advantage over the Indians, and how this enabled a relatively tiny number of adventurers to overcome seemingly impossible odds to map out the territory of North America.< Less
American History Vol. II Discovery of America By Jacob Abbott
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This volume starts with the epic voyages of the Vikings to the east coast of North America some 500 years before Christopher Columbus. The author reveals many little-known details of this adventure,... More > and the many traces these intrepid explorers left behind. The book then goes on to provide a full account of each of the most famous European explorers who opened up the New World: Christopher Columbus, Sebastian Cabot, Americus Vespucius, John Ponce de Leon, Narvaez, Fernando De Soto, James Cartier, and Henry Hudson. Abbott deals objectively with the explorers’ treatment of the Indians, and also the behavior of the Indians toward the Europeans, revealing without prejudice the inequities perpetrated by both sides. Running throughout this volume is the theme of the stunning European technological advantage over the Indians, and how this enabled a relatively tiny number of adventurers to overcome seemingly impossible odds to map out the territory of North America.< Less
TRILOGY: One American's Observation, Discovery, Evolution & Secrets By Michael L. Farahay
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Trilogy, One American's, Observation, Evolution & Secrets, by Michael L. Farahay. Art, Poetry, and Short Stories with humor and drama reflecting: Children & creating, Empathy & maturity,... More > Flying & saucers, P.T.S.D. & war, Abstraction & aging.< Less