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by Patrick Huyghe
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Columbus Was Last: From .has been added to your Cart. In this provocative examination of the popular misconceptions of history, Patrick Huyghe takes the reader on a voyage of discovery through the substantial body of evidence that places Christopher Columbus last in a long and diverse line of explorers. What better time than the quincentennial anniversary of Columbus's arrival on this continent to take a closer look, without prejudice or prior assumptions, at the story of the discovery of America?
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Columbus Was Last book. Huyghe is not a historian, but a science writer who presents, in Columbus Was Last, a broad overview of suspected pre-Columbian trips from the Eastern to the Western Hemisphere. Huyghes presents the evidence and arguments for and against each trip, leaving the reader to come to his or her own conclusions about each trip.
A thoughtful and challenging consideration of the many voyagers who might .
A thoughtful and challenging consideration of the many voyagers who might have reached the Americas by sea before the NiÃ‘a, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria. By whatever means the New World was first reached, a rich legacy indicates that contact with the Old World was maintained.
As we travel back through history with Huyghe, the simplistic legend that Columbus was the first to land on.
As we travel back through history with Huyghe, the simplistic legend that Columbus was the first to land on these shores is quickly and convincingly dispelled. Huyghe presents a broadened perspective of continuous waves of migration from the Pacific, the Bering Strait, and the Atlantic as he follows the trails of the ancestors of the five hundred tribes living here when Columbus arrived. After reading Columbus Was Last, the notion that America was isolated from the time the first people settled here tens of thousands of years ago until Columbus set foot on this continent will indeed sound far-fetched.
Patrick Huyghe pulls together solid scientific material in a book that is easy to read, scholarly, and still ignored by other authors who cover some of the same areas.
From 200,000 to 1492, a Heretical History of Who Was First . Well informed and well written, always provocative if not conclusive, this is revisionist history with a vengeance -and about time, to. - Kirkus. A long-overdue tribute to a score of forgotten and disregarded explorers, adventurers, and sailors.
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This important, spell-binding report replaces sugar-coated myths about Columbus's invasion of America with indispensable history. He spent two decades writing about science for magazines from Omni to Discover; produced television documentaries for WGBH and WNET; and is the author of nine books.
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