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    DescriptionIs it a mere coincidence that pyramids are found throughout our globe? Did cultures ranging across vast spaces in geography and time, such as the ancient Egyptians; early Bud-dhists; the Maya, Inca, Toltec, and Aztec civilizations of the Americas; the Celts of the British Isles; and even the Mississippi Indians of pre-Columbus Illinois, simply dream the same dreams and envision the same structures? Robert M. Schoch-one of the world's preeminent geologists in recasting the date of the building of the Great Sphinx-believes otherwise. In this dramatic and meticulously reasoned book, Schoch, like anthropologist Thor Heyerdahl in his classic Kon-Tiki, argues that ancient cultures traveled great distances by sea. Indeed, he believes that primeval sailors traveled from the Eastern continent, primarily Southeast Asia, and spread the idea of pyramids across the globe, particularly to the New World of the Americas where they abounded until the days of the Conquistadors.


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    Title
    Voyages of the Pyramid Builders
    Subtitle
    The True Origins of the Pyramids from Lost Egypt to Ancient America
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Robert M. Schoch, By (author) Robert Aquinas McNally
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 352
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 600 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781585423200
    ISBN 10: 1585423203
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PAR
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: VXQ
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T10.3
    DC21: 001.94
    Libri: I-HP
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037000
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET150
    Ingram Theme: ETHN/NATAMR, CULT/NAFRIC
    Abridged Dewey: 909
    BISAC V2.8: HIS028000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002030
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24790
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    BISAC V2.8: OCC031000
    DC22: 970.011
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    BISAC V2.8: HIS039000
    LC classification: E98.T73 .S36 2004
    Edition
    1, New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    16 colour photos
    Publisher
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Imprint name
    Jeremy P Tarcher
    Publication date
    29 October 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Los Angeles
    Author Information
    Robert M. Schoch, a full-time faculty member at the College of General Studies at Boston University since 1984, earned his Ph.D. in geology and geophysics at Yale University. Dr. Schoch has been quoted extensively in the media for his work on the Sphinx, and he was featured on the Emmy-winning documentary The Mystery of the Sphinx, hosted by Charlton Heston.
    Review quote
    "In Voyages, we become companions on the planet's greatest adventure."