Lost Worlds

Leonard Cottrell

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Lost Worlds

Lost Worlds Between and years ago in a few favored areas of the world humankind mastered the formulas that released it from the Stone Age For the first time in history people became civilized This

  • Title: Lost Worlds
  • Author: Leonard Cottrell
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 147
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Between 5,000 and 6,000 years ago, in a few favored areas of the world, humankind mastered the formulas that released it from the Stone Age For the first time in history, people became civilized This globe and time trotting book vividly describes how a number of major civilizations the Mayans, the Egyptians, the Khmers, the Etruscans, and emerged, thrived, fadeBetween 5,000 and 6,000 years ago, in a few favored areas of the world, humankind mastered the formulas that released it from the Stone Age For the first time in history, people became civilized This globe and time trotting book vividly describes how a number of major civilizations the Mayans, the Egyptians, the Khmers, the Etruscans, and emerged, thrived, faded, but left a mark on our collective imagination and culture Memories of some of these civilizations linger in the form of legends Some left monuments whose meaning seemed inscrutable to later ages Still others vanished under desert sands, floods, or tropical jungles This sharply observed and meticulously researched book unearths the stories and the cultures that make us who we are today.

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    One thought on “Lost Worlds

    1. Dave Johnson on said:

      Mostly interesting, ending was abrupt. Took soooooo long to finish.

    2. Rick Davis on said:

      Lost Worlds by Leonard Cottrell is a fantastically fun book to read. Cottrell covers a series of lost civilizations including the Egyptians, Sumerians, Khmers, Etruscans, and more. Cottrell writes in a journalistic style with brisk, fast-moving prose. However, he still manages to be incredibly detailed and scholarly in his presentation. If you are interested in ancient civilizations and archaeology, you'll want to read this book. There are a few caveats though. This book was originally written i [...]

    3. Sherrill on said:

      This was a very intricate book about many lost civilizations. They covered ancient civilizations in Egypt, the Mayans and various other worlds. It was a little too technical for me but I plowed through it because it was pretty interesting. I think if I had read a sample I would not have read it but then maybe i would have and gotten a lot out of it.

    4. Barbara on said:

      Interesting read about ancient civilizations, more than just the ancient Egyptians that we hear so much about. After skipping the first chapter, as it seemed very confusing, the rest of the book was worth reading. Many civilizations dated back to 3000 BC and beyond.

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