The Resource Before Columbus : the Americas of 1491, Charles C. Mann

Before Columbus : the Americas of 1491, Charles C. Mann

Label
Before Columbus : the Americas of 1491
Title
Before Columbus
Title remainder
the Americas of 1491
Statement of responsibility
Charles C. Mann
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Adapted for younger readers from the book 1491, turns conventional wisdom on its head, arguing that the people of North and South America lived in enormous cities, raised pyramids hundreds of years before the Egyptians did, engineered corn, and farmed the rainforests
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mann, Charles C
Dewey number
970.01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Ages 8 up
  • NC 1080
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • MG
  • 6-8
LC call number
E61
LC item number
.M267 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
  • 8.1
  • 9.2
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians
  • Indians
  • Indians
  • America
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Before Columbus : the Americas of 1491, Charles C. Mann
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Downtown Bookworks book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 110) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
1: How old was the "new world"? -- Cities in the desert -- Genetic engineering -- From Olmec to Maya -- To the land of four quarters -- 2: Why did Europe succeed? -- The great meeting -- Long, long ago -- Extinction -- Disease-free paradise? -- 3: Were the Americas really a wilderness? -- Amazonia -- Land of fire -- The created wilderness
Control code
276335321
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
ix, 117 pages
Isbn
9781416949008
Isbn Type
(reinforced)
Lccn
2009007691
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
Label
Before Columbus : the Americas of 1491, Charles C. Mann
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Downtown Bookworks book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 110) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
1: How old was the "new world"? -- Cities in the desert -- Genetic engineering -- From Olmec to Maya -- To the land of four quarters -- 2: Why did Europe succeed? -- The great meeting -- Long, long ago -- Extinction -- Disease-free paradise? -- 3: Were the Americas really a wilderness? -- Amazonia -- Land of fire -- The created wilderness
Control code
276335321
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
ix, 117 pages
Isbn
9781416949008
Isbn Type
(reinforced)
Lccn
2009007691
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps

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