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The mound builders

Author: Robert Silverberg
Publisher: Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, 1986.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Illinois, the one-hundred-foot Cahokia Mound spreads impressively across sixteen acres, and as many as ten thousand more mounds dot the Ohio River Valley alone. The Mound Builders traces the speculation surrounding these monuments and the scientific excavations which uncovered the history and culture of the ancient Americans who built them. The mounds were constructed for religious and secular purposes some time  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Silverberg, Robert.
Mound builders.
Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, 1986
(DLC) 85025953
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Silverberg
ISBN: 9780821443828 0821443828
OCLC Number: 868219572
Notes: Abridged ed. of: Mound builders of ancient America.
Reprint. Previously published: Greenwich, Conn. : New York Graphic Society, 1970.
Description: 1 online resource (276 pages :) : illustrations
Responsibility: Robert Silverberg.

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The Mound Builders traces the speculation surrounding the thousands of earthen mounds built across the Midwest some time between 1000 B.C. and 1000 A.D. and the scientific excavations which uncovered  Read more...

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"Our forebears, finding large, incomprehensible earthworks scattered down the Mississippi Valley, refused to believe they were built by the aborigines who still cluttered up the place and impeded Read more...

 
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