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Secret cities

Author: Mike Corbishley; Roger Wade Walker
Publisher: New York : Lodestar Books, 1989.
Series: Time detectives.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes cities, covering a time span of 8000 years, which have been excavated or restored, and speculates on the civilization of each as evidenced by what remains.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Corbishley; Roger Wade Walker
ISBN: 0525672753 9780525672753
OCLC Number: 18741542
Notes: "Originally published in Great Britain 1989 by Hamish Hamilton Children's Books"--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Description: 47 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Let's investigate your house --
Skara Brae A Village of farmers --
Biskupin A Town built of wood --
Jorvik A Viking town --
Catal Huyuk A Town with no doors --
Building the pyramid of Khufu --
Knossos A Great palace in Crete --
Pompeii and Herculaneum Buried towns --
Mohenjo-Daro A Clean city --
The Stone walls of Great Zimbabwe --
Ch'in Shi-huang-ti first emperor of China --
Cliff settlements in Mesa Verde --
Machu Picchu The Lost city of the Incas --
Williamsburg A Colonial town in America in the 1770s --
The Empire State Building Archeology of the future?
Series Title: Time detectives.
Responsibility: by Mike Corbishley ; illustrated by Roger Wade Walker.

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Describes cities, covering a time span of 8000 years, which have been excavated or restored, and speculates on the civilization of each as evidenced by what remains.

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