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10% discount on orders of 3 or more books
Suspense, mystery, & drama-- its all here with a fresh look at some enduring enigmas of history. Nine true complete adventures from the Forbidden Chronicles of American Discovery. Read the stories of voyages chartered by Queen Hatshepsut, King Solomon, Queen Elizabeth I! Learn about the secret discoveries of Marco Polo, Chinese adventurer Tzu Fu, Admiral Zheng He, Nicholas of Lynn, Amerigo Vespucci, Francis Drake, King Arthur! --Topics in this fascinating book include: Vital role of women in discovery; Old World plants, animals, arches, wheels, metal tools, diseases, and drugs in the New World before Columbus; Telescopes in ancient China & Rome; Secret clocks used in navigation and mapping; Drake's 'Clock Map'; 1418 Ming Map-first true World Map; Marco Polo's maps of West Coast; Maps of Florida before Columbus; Multiethnic New World Discovery; Gold of Ophir; Isle Royale Copper; How Mongolian horn bows and Native horses transformed the Plains Indians, and more. Heavily illustrated, large format book with tons of great stuff! This book makes a great gift! It is a fun read for all adults and sophisticated teens. It's all about finding clues and solving mysteries. Full of gorgeous illustrations: maps, artifacts, and ships. Thompson introduces a New Paradigm of dual-gender exploration and multiethnic discovery. Was $40, now only $24.95!
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