Wednesday, June 9, 2010

1491: New Revelations of the Americas before Columbus by Charles C. Mann

I was hoping this would be an interesting and informative account of the culture and history in North and South America pre-Columbus. It had its interesting parts, but tried to cover too much and hopped around between continents and cultures with too little organization.

Leatherby Libraries Call Number: E61 .M266 2005
2nd Floor Humanities Library
Review submitted by: Jennifer Bevan, Associate Professor of Communication Studies
Rating: Somewhat Recommended

No comments: