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Description - Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History by Patrick Hunt

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, Machu Picchu, The Dead Sea Scrolls and more - 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 of finding a window into ancient civilisation.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780452288775
ISBN-10: 0452288770
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Plume
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Publish Date: 8-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Patrick Hunt

Patrick Hunt earned his Ph.D. in Archaeology from the Institute of Archaeology, UCL, University of London, and is in his twenty-fifth year at Stanford. For over fifteen years, he directed the Stanford Alpine Archaeology Project, and his research has been sponsored by the National Geographic Society's Expedition Council. He is also a National Lecturer for the Archaeological Institute of America and on a national committee of that organization as well as an elected Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. He has authored twenty books and 100+ articles, and often appears as a scholar on PBS, National Geographic, NOVA, as well as consulting for BBC and other documentary productions.

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