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Vanished civilizations of the ancient world.

Author: Edward Bacon; Henri Lhote
Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill [1963]
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Bacon, Edward.
Vanished civilizations of the ancient world.
New York, McGraw-Hill [1963]
(OCoLC)735510932
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Bacon; Henri Lhote
OCLC Number: 399022
Description: 360 pages illustrations (some color) maps 36 cm
Contents: Introduction / Edward Bacon --
The fertile Sahara: men, animals and art of a lost world / Henri Lhote --
City of black gold: the riddle of Zimbabwe / Roger Summers --
The X-group enigma: a little-known people of the Nubian Nile / L.P. Kirwan --
Who were the ancient Ainu?: Neolithic Japan and the white race of today / William Watson --
The collapse of the Khmers: the god-kings of lost Angkor / Christopher Pym --
The gods that failed: the glory and decay of Maya culture / J. Eric S. Thompson --
The Etruscan problem: an historic people who left no history / Donald Strong --
The Sabian mysteries: the planet cult of ancient Harran / J.B. Segal --
The peoples of the highland: the vanished cultures of Luristan, Mannai and Urartu / E.D. Phillips --
Bridge to the ancient east: the new knowledge of early Afghanistan / Edward Bacon --
The forgotten Sarmatians: a once mighty folk scattered among the nations / T. Sulimirski --
The migration of the megaliths: a new religion comes to ancient Europe / Gale Sieveking --
Navel of the world: the red-topped giants of lonely Easter Island / Thor Heyerdahl.
Responsibility: Texts by Henri Lhote [and others] 802 illus. (211 in color, 539 photos. and drawings, 52 maps and charts).

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