1491 : new revelations of the Americas before Columbus /

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Main Author: Mann, Charles C.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Knopf, 2005.
Edition:1st ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • List of Maps
  • Preface
  • Introduction: Holmberg's Mistake
  • 1. A View from Above
  • Part 1. Numbers from Nowhere?
  • 2. Why Billington Survived
  • 3. In the Land of Four Quarters
  • 4. Frequently Asked Questions
  • Part 2. Very Old Bones
  • 5. Pleistocene Wars
  • 6. Cotton (or Anchovies) and Maize (Tales of Two Civilizations, Part I)
  • 7. Writing, Wheels, and Bucket Brigades (Tales of Two Civilizations, Part II)
  • Part 3. Landscape with Figures
  • 8. Made in America
  • 9. Amazonia
  • 10. The Artificial Wilderness
  • Coda
  • 11. The Great Law of Peace
  • Appendixes
  • A. Loaded Words
  • B. Talking Knots
  • C. The Syphilis Exception
  • D. Calendar Math
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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