Books tagged: precolumbian

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Costa Rica: Remarkable Tales from this Super Vacation Spot
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,430. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2017 by James J. Brodell. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
A.M. Costa Rica, the Central American country’s English language newspaper, celebrates its 16th anniversary with a compilation of original news reports geared to the needs of foreigners living here and those elsewhere with personal or business interests in this vacation paradise. Each seeks to tell something new or original about the vacation and retirement mecca.
Traveling North America: Boston, Halifax, and L'Anse aux Meadows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
This photo-based tour includes over 80 pictures of Boston, Halifax, and the Viking settlement at L'Anse aux Meadows. Featured locations include sites significant to the American Revolution and history in Boston, Citadel Hill and Fort George in Halifax, and the Viking settlement at L'Anse aux Meadows.
A Star in the Sky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,910. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A murder mystery set among the glories of classical Maya civilisation
Newport Tower: Unsettled History
Price: Free! Words: 12,820. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Newport Tower is a crude, round stone structure in Newport, Rhode Island. It is said that it was built by early colonists, as a windmill. However, there is little evidence to support that claim, and a wealth of evidence indicating that it is of much older construction, probably precolumbian.
Far to the West of Vinland
Price: Free! Words: 13,310. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Kensington Rune Stone was reportedly found by a Minnesota farmer in 1898. It tells of a Norse expedition to the area in the year 1362. This story offers a scenario of how the KRS may have originated.
The Graves of the Golden Bear: Ancient Fortresses and Monuments of the Ohio Valley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,940. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » American
From the earliest maps of the Gulf of Mexico by the Spanish explorers to the beginning of the 20th century, claims were made that a Welsh prince named Madoc brought thousands of colonists to North America centuries before Columbus. Find out how a 18th Century map and an inscription on an ancient fortress wall will make you doubt what you learned in history class.
Chivor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 133,360. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Chivor is an action/adventure tale set in Colombia, a corrupt tropical paradise where drug cartels battle masked guerrillas. An American adventurer gets caught in the middle, risking an ancient cache of emeralds worth billions, and the life of the woman he loves.
Mesa Verde National Park: Life-Earth-Sky
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010 by Park Partners, Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
First brought to the attention of the world in 1888, Mesa Verde has astonished and mesmerized countless visitors ever since. Spectacular cliff-side and mesa top dwellings reveal centuries of pre-columbian culture. Susan Lamb's evocative essays reveal and explain the story of this fascinationg American treasure.