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    DescriptionThe world's greatest archaeological finds and what they tell us about lost civilizations Renowned archaeologist Patrick Hunt brings his top ten list of ancient archaeological discoveries to life in this concise and captivating book. The Rosetta Stone, Troy, Nineveh's Assyrian Library, King Tut's Tomb, Machu Picchu, Pompeii, the Dead Sea Scrolls, Thera, Olduvai Gorge, and the Tomb of 10,000 Warriors--Hunt reveals the fascinating stories of these amazing discoveries and explains the ways in which they added to our knowledge of human history and permanently altered our worldview. Part travel guide to the wonders of the world and part primer on ancient world history, "Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History" captures the awe and excitement of finding a lost window into ancient civilization.


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    Title
    Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Patrick Hunt
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 201 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 204 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780452288775
    ISBN 10: 0452288770
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
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    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
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    Libri: I-HP
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25530
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    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
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    BIC subject category V2: HD
    DC22: 930.1
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    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, HIS002030, HIS051000
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    B&T Approval Code: A17500000
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    LC classification: CC100 .H86 2007
    Thema V1.0: NK
    Edition statement
    New.
    Publisher
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Imprint name
    PLUME
    Publication date
    08 November 2007
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY