The Resource The lost empire of Atlantis : history's greatest mystery revealed, Gavin Menzies

The lost empire of Atlantis : history's greatest mystery revealed, Gavin Menzies

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The lost empire of Atlantis : history's greatest mystery revealed
Title
The lost empire of Atlantis
Title remainder
history's greatest mystery revealed
Statement of responsibility
Gavin Menzies
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Through an examination of new documentary and academic research, metallurgy, ancient shipbuilding and navigation techniques, archaeological artifacts, and cutting-edge DNA evidence, Menzies uncovers a trading empire that spanned from the Mediterranean, to the Great Lakes in North America, to Kerala in India. He explains the reality behind the legendary civilization described by Plato, as well as its violent disappearance
Title
The lost empire of Atlantis
Creator
Summary
Through an examination of new documentary and academic research, metallurgy, ancient shipbuilding and navigation techniques, archaeological artifacts, and cutting-edge DNA evidence, Menzies uncovers a trading empire that spanned from the Mediterranean, to the Great Lakes in North America, to Kerala in India. He explains the reality behind the legendary civilization described by Plato, as well as its violent disappearance
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
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10010027
Cataloging source
TXB
Dewey number
  • 001.94
  • 938.01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GN751
LC item number
.M45 2011b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
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the secrets of history's most enduring mystery revealed
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the secrets of history's most enduring mystery revealed
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Gavin Menzies
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lost empire of Atlantis
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the secrets of historys most enduring mystery revealed
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The lost empire of Atlantis : history's greatest mystery revealed, Gavin Menzies
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-359) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
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Contents
Discovery : the Minoan civilisation. An adventure on Crete ; Under the volcano ; The search for the Minoan naval base ; Return to Phaestos ; The ancient scholars speak ; The missing link ; Who were the Minoans? : the DNA trail -- Exploration : voyages to the Near East. The lost wreck and the buried treasure trove ; Sailing from Byzantium ; Life in the library ; A place of many names and many nations ; A ship in the desert ; New worlds for old ; Rich, exotic lands ; Proud Nineveh ; The key to India? ; Indian Ocean trade in the Bronze Age ; The truth is in the trade -- Journeys West. Nec plus ultra : entering the Atlantic ; A folk memory of home? ; Spain and La Tauromaquia ; Blazing the trail to Dover ; The land of running silver ; A labyrinth in Dragon Country ; Strange beasts and astrolabes -- Examining the heavens. Seeing the skies in stone -- ; Mediterranean and Atlantic megaliths ; Stonehenge : the master work ; From the Med to the Megalith ; The land that time forgot ; The bronze boy -- The reaches of empire. The seekers set sail ; A metallurgical mystery ; Adventures by water ; A heavy load indeed ; Into the deep unknown ; So -- the proof -- The legacy. The spots marked 'X' ; A new beginning ; A return to Crete ; The legacy of hope -- Timeline -- Plato and Atlantis, the lost paradise
Control code
19993897
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xviii, 374 pages
Isbn
9780062049483
Lccn
2011276856
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
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19993897
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn757825367
  • (OCoLC)757825367

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