I’m excited to share with you his virtual book talk featuring 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann. This book delves into the people and culture of the Americas before the arrival of the Europeans in 1492 and is a necessary book for understanding the long, remarkable story of the indigenous peoples of the Western Hemisphere.

Book Information

Genres: Historical Nonfiction

First Released: 2005

Part of a Series?: No

Synopsis: In this groundbreaking work of science, history, and archaeology, Charles C. Mann radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of Columbus in 1492.

Contrary to what so many Americans learn in school, the pre-Columbian Indians were not sparsely settled in a pristine wilderness; rather, there were huge numbers of Indians who actively molded and influenced the land around them.

Where Can I Find It? Axis 360 & OverDrive

Call Number: 970.01 MAN