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Hart, George

Summary: Presents a photo essay on ancient Egypt and the people who lived there, documented through the mummies, pottery, weapons, and other objects they left behind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 932 HAR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 932 HAR

Summary: Unlock mysteries and uncover lost history with the experts as they use yesteryear's technology to recreate five ancient engineering marvels and to discover what daily life was really like in these communities. Travel around the globe from China to Egypt and take a fresh, "hands-on" look at mankind's greatest cultures and civilizations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2008

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Gallenkamp, Charles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1985

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Gallenkamp, Charles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1987

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.01 GAL

Hale, John R.

Summary: Classical archaeology, the excavation and analysis of ancient Greek and Roman sites, has been one of the leading branches of archaeology, pioneering its basic methods and major innovations. In these 36 half-hour lectures, Dr. John R. Hale of the University of Louisville guides the listener through 18th-century excavations at Herculaneum and Pompeii, tours many important archaeological sites or...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 930.1 CLA
Call number: DVD 930.1 CLA

Micklos, John

Summary: "The bloody Battle of Spotsylvania Court House took place in May 1864. The frantic back-and-forth fighting at an area now called the Bloody Angle was among the fiercest single-day battles of the entire Civil War. How did the bullet-riddled stump of a once-mighty oak tree there become a symbol of the conflict? What can its story tell us about that day's battle and the broader history of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7 MIC

Morgan, Rachel

Summary: "Rachel Morgan's frank and incisive history begins with Richard Wetherill's "discovery" of Mesa Verde in Colorado in 1888. Subsequent expeditions by amateurs, looters, and budding professional archaeologists abetted the devastation of Indigenous sites throughout the Southwest. These expeditions became the proving grounds for different conceptions of what archaeology should be and how it should...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Chicago Press 2023

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 970.004 MOR

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 970.004 MOR

Grindle, Merilee Serrill

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Summary: "The gripping story of the trailblazing Zelia Nuttall, whose decoding of Aztec cosmology, rigorous fieldwork, and passion for collecting helped shape our understanding of Mexico's pre-Columbian past"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2023

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Huey, Lois Miner.

Summary: Details the archaeological discovery of thirteen skeletons in upstate New York that were identified as eighteenth century slaves from the Schuyler farm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306.3 HUE

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cranbrook Institute of Science 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977 UPP

Adams, Richard E. W.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Oklahoma Press 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.01 ADA

Sutton, Laurie

Summary: When Scooby-Doo and the gang arrive at Professor Dinkley's archaeological dig in Mexico, they find Velma's uncle missing, and the workers terrified of chupacabras and Aztec gods--and the reader must help them solve the mystery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Sutton 2014

Summary: Few modern authors have not been influenced by the medieval Middle Eastern literary classic "The book of a thousand and one nights." Over one thousand years ago, a legend was told about a beautiful young woman who attempted to prolong her impending execution by telling adventure tales to a murderous sultan for a thousand and one nights. The tales she wove are set in India, Persia, Egypt,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2006

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Meagher, Robert E.

Contents: Envisioning and planning your trip -- A walk through ancient Ireland -- Getting acquainted with ancient Ireland -- Itinerary one -- Itinerary two -- Itinerary three.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Interlink Books 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 936.15 MEA

Nelson, Jo

Summary: "Welcome to the museum! Here you will find a collection of objects from ancient civilisations. Objects of beauty, functionality, war, life, death and burial. As you wander from room to room, explore the magnificence of what civilisations have left behindover thousands of years of human history!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BPP 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 930.1 NEL

Phillips, Charles

Summary: Aztec & Maya: The Complete Illustrated History uncovers the rise and fall of the many different empires of Mexico and Central America--their political and military campaign, their legends and myths, and their art, architecture and social history. Ground plans and detailed photographs explore over 20 magnificent and vitally important World Heritage sites, including Teotihuacán, Tenochtitlán,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro Books 2008

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Preston, Douglas J.

Summary: Since the days of Cortés, rumors have circulated about a lost city of immense wealth hidden somewhere in the Honduran interior, called the White City or the Lost City of the Monkey God. In 1940 journalist Theodore Morde returned from the rainforest with hundreds of artifacts and an electrifying story of having found the Lost City-- but then committed suicide without revealing its location. In...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 972.8 PRE

Rubalcaba, Jill

Summary: "Have you ever wondered about the real location of the Garden of Eden? Or how Moses could have parted the Red Sea? Well, archaeologists have wondered, too, and they have some ideas. Journey to the ancient world through lovely retellings of popular bible stories paired with classical art. Explore fascinating archaeological discoveries that illuminate how or where these stories might have...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 220.95 RUB

Thomson, Hugh.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 985.37 THO

Summary: Discover amazing objects and simple first words in this brilliant nature book for curious little ones.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nosy Crow, an imprint of Candlewick Press 2020

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Summary: "A rich and compelling introduction to the history of Asian Pacific American communities as told through 101 objects from the Smithsonian collections"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2023

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 973.0495 SMI

Ballard, Robert D.

Summary: Recreates the sea battle that sank the German battleship Bismarck in World War II and recounts how the shipwreck was discovered in 1989.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic/Madison Press Book 1991

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.5459 BAL

Edwards, Roberta

Summary: "Athens, Greece, is best known for the Parthenon, the ruins of an ancient temple completed in 438 BC to honor the goddess Athena. But what many people don't know is that it only served as a temple for a couple hundred years. It then became a church, then a mosque, and by the end of the 1600s served as a storehouse for munitions. When an enemy army fired hundreds of cannon balls at the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHE

Hansen, Grace

Summary: "The Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt was built thousands of years ago, but still stands today. Young readers will learn about who built it, when it was built, and why it was built. This title is complete with impressive historical and current photographs and images, and simple text. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards."--Publisher's description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Kids 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 932 HAN

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