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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Celts
National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Celts
Written by Jen Green
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426302268
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Celts
Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of the Celts' Past
Written by Jen Green


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $27.90

The distinctive languages, art, and mythologies of the ancient Celts give archaeologists with an enduring quest in Northern Europe. The Celts rarely used their written language, passing along beliefs, knowledge, and wisdom through oral traditions. Artifact-rich burial grounds, like the megalithic tombs at Newgrange, Ireland, inscribed stones, and stone circles like... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Maya
National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Maya
Written by Nathaniel Harris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426302275
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Maya
Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of the Maya's Past
Written by Nathaniel Harris


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $17.95

As Europe endured its Dark Ages, the Maya mapped the heavens and mastered mathematics. They constructed vast cities in jungle landscapes, leaving legacies in stone at places like Palenque and Uxmal. In overgrown sites, archaeologists now piece together this civilization with the aid of satellite technology. Modern-day experts provide windows into... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Maya
National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Maya
Written by Nathaniel Harris
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426302282
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Maya
Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of the Maya's Past
Written by Nathaniel Harris


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $27.90

As Europe endured its Dark Ages, the Maya mapped the heavens and mastered mathematics. They constructed vast cities in jungle landscapes, leaving legacies in stone at places like Palenque and Uxmal. In overgrown sites, archaeologists now piece together this civilization with the aid of satellite technology. Modern-day experts provide windows into... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates Ancient Rome
National Geographic Investigates Ancient Rome
Written by Zilah Deckker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426301285
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National Geographic Investigates Ancient Rome
Archaeolology Unlocks the Secrets of Rome's Past
Written by Zilah Deckker


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2007
Price: $17.95

At its peak, Roman civilization influenced a vast empire. In all corners of that enormous area, archaeologists have searched for years, looking for clues to the history of the Imperial Romans. Learn about the writing tablets excavated from a Roman fort. Wonder at the fabulous mosaic recently discovered beneath the streets... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates Ancient Rome
National Geographic Investigates Ancient Rome
Written by Zilah Deckker
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426301292
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National Geographic Investigates Ancient Rome
Archaeolology Unlocks the Secrets of Rome's Past
Written by Zilah Deckker


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2007
Price: $27.90

At its peak, Roman civilization influenced a vast empire. In all corners of that enormous area, archaeologists have searched for years, looking for clues to the history of the Imperial Romans. Learn about the writing tablets excavated from a Roman fort. Wonder at the fabulous mosaic recently discovered beneath the streets... Read more >
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World History Biographies: Hatshepsut
World History Biographies: Hatshepsut
Written by Ellen Galford
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426301339
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World History Biographies: Hatshepsut
The Girl Who Became a Great Pharaoh
Written by Ellen Galford


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $7.99

She was the Egyptian girl who became a master politician and a supreme stateswoman. Inheriting her father's throne along with her young stepson, Hatshepsut was soon crowned pharaoh in her own right. This is the startling tale of a woman's rise to power within the patriarchal society of ancient Egypt: Hatshepsut... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Aztec
National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Aztec
Written by Tim Cooke
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426300721
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Aztec

Written by Tim Cooke


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2007
Price: $17.95

Archaeology reveals the rich history and complex culture of the Aztecs. Journey to the center of this elevated ancient civilization, to a huge oval basin 7,500 feet above sea level, in the Valley of Mexico. Study National Geographic maps and behold the vast range of this intriguing empire. Learn how modern... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Aztec
National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Aztec
Written by Tim Cooke
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300738
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Aztec

Written by Tim Cooke


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2007
Price: $27.90

Archaeology reveals the rich history and complex culture of the Aztecs. Journey to the center of this elevated ancient civilization, to a huge oval basin 7,500 feet above sea level, in the Valley of Mexico. Study National Geographic maps and behold the vast range of this intriguing empire. Learn how modern... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient India
National Geographic Investigates: Ancient India
Written by Anita Dalal
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426300707
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient India
Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of India's Past
Written by Anita Dalal


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2007
Price: $17.95

The culture of ancient India is revealed through archaeology, our modern-day portal to the past. Through dramatic photography and lively narrative, take a passage to Indian antiquity. Visit Mohenjo-Daro or the "mound of the dead," a city built between 4 and 5 thousand years ago. Read how excavations there, begun in... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient India
National Geographic Investigates: Ancient India
Written by Anita Dalal
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300714
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient India
Archaelogy Unlocks the Secrets of India's Past
Written by Anita Dalal


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2007
Price: $27.90

The culture of ancient India is revealed through archaeology, our modern-day portal to the past. Through dramatic photography and lively narrative, take a passage to Indian antiquity. Visit Mohenjo-Daro or the "mound of the dead," a city built between 4 and 5 thousand years ago. Read how excavations there, begun in... Read more >
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Ox, House, Stick: The History of Our Alphabet
Ox, House, Stick: The History of Our Alphabet
Written by Don Robb
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570916106
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Ox, House, Stick: The History of Our Alphabet

Written by Don Robb


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2007
Price: $7.95

Bold collage illustrations and clear prose trace the origins of our familiar letters. From the proto-Sinaitic peoples, through the Phoenicians, Greeks and Romans, this book follows the development of the Roman alphabet.

Includes sidebar information on punctuation, writing materials, the technology of printing, and more. Read more >
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Ox, House, Stick: The History of Our Alphabet
Ox, House, Stick: The History of Our Alphabet
Written by Don Robb
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570916090
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Ox, House, Stick: The History of Our Alphabet

Written by Don Robb


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2007
Price: $16.95

Bold collage illustrations and clear prose trace the origins of our familiar letters. From the proto-Sinaitic peoples, through the Phoenicians, Greeks and Romans, this book follows the development of the Roman alphabet.

Includes sidebar information on punctuation, writing materials, the technology of printing, and more. Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
World History Biographies: Julius Caesar
World History Biographies: Julius Caesar
Written by Ellen Galford
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426300646
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World History Biographies: Julius Caesar
The Boy Who Conquered an Empire
Written by Ellen Galford


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2007
Price: $17.95

Born in Rome around 100 B.C., Gaius Julius Caesar grew up to lead of one of the world's greatest empires. A boy of fierce drive and ambition, he was tutored from the age of six. The teenage Gaius became head of his household at 16 and master of his own destiny... Read more >
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World History Biographies: Julius Caesar
World History Biographies: Julius Caesar
Written by Ellen Galford
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300653
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World History Biographies: Julius Caesar
The Boy Who Conquered an Empire
Written by Ellen Galford


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2007
Price: $27.90

Born in Rome around 100 B.C., Gaius Julius Caesar grew up to lead of one of the world's greatest empires. A boy of fierce drive and ambition, he was tutored from the age of six. The teenage Gaius became head of his household at 16 and master of his own destiny... Read more >
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National Geographic Countries of the World: Egypt
National Geographic Countries of the World: Egypt
Written by Selina Wood
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300271
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National Geographic Countries of the World: Egypt

Written by Selina Wood


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $27.90

National Geographic takes you to the ancient Land of the Pharaohs, where the shifting sands of time reveal one of history's great civilizations—and a key player in present-day Middle Eastern politics. Meet the ancient Egyptians who long ago pioneered irrigation agriculture, literacy, urban development, international trade, and the science of power... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Iraq
National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Iraq
Written by Beth Gruber
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792253822
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Iraq
Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of Iraq's Past
Written by Beth Gruber


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2007
Price: $17.95

Archaeology gives us a window into the wondrous world of ancient Iraq, in the region once known as Mesopotamia, the cradle of civilization. Join scientists as they study the Citadel in northern Iraq; explore the ancient city of Nineveh; and see how ancient treasures help scientists reassemble the mosaic-like puzzle of... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Africa
National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Africa
Written by Victoria Sherrow
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792253846
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Africa
Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of Africa's Past
Written by Victoria Sherrow


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2007
Price: $17.95

Archaeology reveals the rich histories of complex cultures in the cradle of humankind. Study the Dogon people of Mali. Explore the ancient city of Jenne-jeno. Learn how computer technology has recreated the Kushite temples at Jebel Barkal and how artifacts bring new insights, helping scientists to piece together the puzzle of... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Africa
National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Africa
Written by Victoria Sherrow
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780792253990
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Africa
Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of Africa's Past
Written by Victoria Sherrow


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2007
Price: $27.90

Archaeology reveals the rich histories of complex cultures in the cradle of humankind. Study the Dogon people of Mali. Explore the ancient city of Jenne-jeno. Learn how computer technology has recreated the Kushite temples at Jebel Barkal and how artifacts bring new insights, helping scientists to piece together the puzzle of... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Iraq
National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Iraq
Written by Beth Gruber
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780792253839
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Iraq

Written by Beth Gruber


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2007
Price: $27.90

Archaeology gives us a window into the wondrous world of ancient Iraq, in the region once known as Mesopotamia, the cradle of civilization. Join scientists as they study the Citadel in northern Iraq; explore the ancient city of Nineveh; and see how ancient treasures help scientists reassemble the mosaic-like puzzle of... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient China
National Geographic Investigates: Ancient China
Written by Jacqueline Ball and Richard Levey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792277835
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient China
Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of China's Past
Written by Jacqueline Ball and Richard Levey


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: November 14, 2006
Price: $17.95

In 1974, farmers uncover the terra-cotta army of China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huangdi. Satellite technology reveals about 8,000 soldiers at the tomb complex. Only 1,000 have so far been excavated.

In 1976, archaeologists uncover a Shang Dynasty tomb in the Henan province. They recover artifacts bearing the name Fu Hao... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient China
National Geographic Investigates: Ancient China
Written by Jacqueline Ball and Richard H. Levey
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780792278566
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient China
Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of China's Past
Written by Jacqueline Ball and Richard H. Levey


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: November 14, 2006
Price: $27.90

In 1974, farmers uncover the terra-cotta army of China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huangdi. Satellite technology reveals about 8,000 soldiers at the tomb complex. Only 1,000 have so far been excavated.

In 1976, archaeologists uncover a Shang Dynasty tomb in the Henan province. They recover artifacts bearing the name Fu Hao... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Egypt
National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Egypt
Written by Jill Rubalcaba
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792277842
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Egypt
Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of Egypt's Past
Written by Jill Rubalcaba


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: November 14, 2006
Price: $17.95

Travel back in time to a civilization that lasted over 3,000 years. Knowledge of this splendid culture comes to us through significant archaeological finds, such as royal tombs in the Valley of the Kings, which contained not only mummies, but exquisite artifacts as well. The discovery of the Rosetta Stone eventually... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Egypt
National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Egypt
Written by Jill Rubalcaba
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780792278573
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Egypt
Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of Egypt's Past
Written by Jill Rubalcaba


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: November 14, 2006
Price: $27.90

Travel back in time to a civilization that lasted over 3,000 years. Knowledge of this splendid culture comes to us through significant archaeological finds, such as royal tombs in the Valley of the Kings, which contained not only mummies, but exquisite artifacts as well. The discovery of the Rosetta Stone eventually... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Greece
National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Greece
Written by Marni McGee
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792278269
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Greece
Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of Ancient Greece
Written by Marni McGee


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: November 14, 2006
Price: $17.95

Archaeology unlocks the secrets of Greece's ancient past. Explore the ruins of Greece and Turkey, on land and under sea.

In 1870, amateur archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann discovers Hissarlik, part of Troy.

In 1939, the palace of King Nestor in the Mycenaean city of Messina is unearthed near Pylos. In... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Greece
National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Greece
Written by Marni McGee
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780792278726
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Greece
Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of Ancient Greece
Written by Marni McGee


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: November 14, 2006
Price: $27.90

Archaeology unlocks the secrets of Greece's ancient past. Explore the ruins of Greece and Turkey, on land and under sea.

In 1870, amateur archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann discovers Hissarlik, part of Troy.

In 1939, the palace of King Nestor in the Mycenaean city of Messina is unearthed near Pylos. In... Read more >
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