1491 New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann is a 465-page hardcover published in 2005 by Alfred A. Knopf. There is some light underlining throughout and some dogeared pages but is otherwise in good condition.
A groundbreaking study that radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of the Europeans in 1492.
In a book that startles and persuades, Mann reveals how a new generation of researchers equipped with novel scientific techniques came to previously unheard of conclusions. Among them:
Mann sheds clarifying light on the methods used to arrive at these new visions of pre-Columbian Americas and how they affected our understanding of our history and our thinking about the environment.