Advanced Civilizations of Prehistoric America

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  • Copyright: 2009-12-21
  • Publisher: Bear & Co
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Frank Joseph reveals that modern civilization in North America was preceded by four advanced cultures that rose and fell over the past three thousand years. How they achieved greatness and why they vanished so completely are explored in this unconventional prehistory.

Author Biography

Frank Joseph is the editor in chief of Ancient American magazine and the author of The Destruction of Atlantis, The Lost Civilization of Lemuria, Survivors of Atlantis, and The Lost Treasure of King Juba. He lives in Minnesota.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Our Cultural Amnesiap. 1
Adena, First Civilizers of North Americap. 10
Who Were the Adenap. 39
The Keltic Fingerprint on Prehistoric Americap. 64
Hopewell Masters of Ceremonyp. 85
Who Were the Hopewell?p. 116
Mississippians Reignite the Torch of Civilizationp. 137
Who Were the Mississippians?p. 160
The Sorcerers of Chaco Canyonp. 175
Liquid Goldp. 196
Who Were the Lost Others?p. 214
Peruvian Proofsp. 235
Afterword: Is Ours the Next Lost Civilization of America?p. 260
A Timeline for Ancient Americap. 263
A Comparison of Keltic and Plains Indian Termsp. 266
A Comparison of Zuni Indian and Japanese Wordsp. 269
Notesp. 270
Bibliographyp. 280
Indexp. 301
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