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Peter James

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Peter James is a professional writer on ancient history and archeology. He studied at Birmingham and London universities and describes himself as a "generalist" in the study of the ancient Near East and Mediterranean. He has published numerous articles on ancient technology, chronology, and the history of science and is the principal author of the highly controversial Centuries of Darkness and a forthcoming book on Atlantis, The Sunken Kingdom.

Dr. Nick Thorpe, an archeologist in prehistory, studied at Reading and London universities and is now lecturer in archeology at King Alfred's College, Winchester. He directs research projects in Britain and Denmark. He... Read More

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Ancient Mysteries
Discover the latest intriguiging, Scientifically sound explinations to Age-old puzzles
Written by Peter James and Nick Thorpe


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: October 30, 2001
Price: $23.00

For centuries, philosophers, scientists, and charlatans have attempted to decipher the baffling mysteries of our past, from Stonehenge to the lost continent of Atlantis. Today, however, DNA testing, radiocarbon dating, and other cutting-edge investigative tools, together with a healthy dose of common sense, are guiding us closer to discovering the truth... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Ancient Mysteries
Discover the latest intriguiging, Scientifically sound explinations to Age-old puzzles
Written by Peter James and Nick Thorpe


Format: eBook, 672 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $17.99

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