Compiled by a dedicated bibliophile, this report includes the weekly reading books on Egyptian hieroglyphics, human evolution, animals and more recently have been discovered recently published in North America and the United Kingdom
Books ceiling Booksin the sky my pile of books is a mile high.
How I love them! How do I need!I'll have a long beard by the time I read them.
- ~ Arnold Lobel [1933-1987] author of many popular books for children.
compiled by Ian "Birdbooker" Paulsen, the
Birdbooker Report is a long-term weekly report listing the variety of nature, history natural ecology, animal behavior books, science and history that have been recently published or republished in North America and the UK. The books listed here were received by Ian during the previous week-long tour of the various publishers.
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- One of North America. An archaeological journey 2012. Thames and Hudson. Paperback: 272 pages. Price: $ 26.95 U.S. [Amazon UK, Amazon U.S.].
Summary: This new history of North America is based mainly on archeology, but also cutting-edge research in many scientific disciplines ranging from biology to chemistry and climatology ethnohistory , high technology and physics. Brian Fagan describes the controversies about the first settlement, which probably took place across Siberia, at the end of the Ice Age, and discussions of the roads used as humans moved south, the heart of the continent. A wide variety of hunter-gatherer societies developed in the rapidly changing environments in North America, and the book explores the imaginative ways in which people adapted to each type of landscape imaginable, from arctic tundra to open plains and thick forests. aa Professor Fagan describes acclimatization increasingly sophisticated by Native Americans to the Arctic, arid and semi-arid, culminating in the spectacular ancient city corporation southwest shore stations and institutions in California and the Pacific Northwest. The following section describes the origins of corporate Moundbuilder eastern forests, which culminated in the bizarre culture of South and Southern Mississippi, and mounds of the ancient city of Cahokia. The book ends with a description of the Algonquin and Iroquois of the northeast and the San Lorenzo Valley, and an epilogue that lists the devastating consequences of European contact for Native Americans IAN RECOMMENDATION:. A good introduction to the subject.
Egyptian hieroglyphs for beginners.
2012. Thames and Hudson. Paperback: 160 pages. Price: $ 16.95 U.S. [Guardian bookshop, Amazon UK, Amazon U.S.]. SUMMARY:. An original and accessible to learn hieroglyphics, written by an experienced teacher and author
This is the first guide to reading hieroglyphs that begins with the Egyptian monuments themselves. Assuming no knowledge of the reader, showing how to interpret information about enrolling in a step by step journey through the writing and language of ancient Egypt.
entered the world of the ancient Egyptians and explore their views on life and death of Egypt and the outside world, humanity and the divine. The book is based on texts found in a dozen pieces, ranging from coffins wakes obelisks found in museums in Egypt, the United States and Europe, and are selected through two thousand years. The texts are clearly explained, and are compatible with full translations, photographs and line drawings
RECOMMENDATION:. Ever wanted to know about Egyptian hieroglyphics? This is the book for you!
Stringer, Chris and Peter Andrews. the world of human evolution
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