Aztec Treasure House

Paperback | September 26, 2002

byEvan Connell

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Here are tales of fabulous advances made in anthropology, archaeology, astronomy, and linguistics, stories of the Anasazi, the "old ones" of the south-western desert, of the great explorers, eccentrics, dreamers, scientists, cranks, and geniuses. "There''s no end to the list, of course, " Connell says, "because gradually it descends from such legendary individuals to ourselves when, as children, obsessed by that same urge, we got permission to sleep in the backyard."

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Here are tales of fabulous advances made in anthropology, archaeology, astronomy, and linguistics, stories of the Anasazi, the "old ones" of the south-western desert, of the great explorers, eccentrics, dreamers, scientists, cranks, and geniuses. "There's no end to the list, of course, " Connell says, "because gradually it descends from such legendary individuals to ourselves when, as children, ob...

Evan Shelby Connell, Jr., 1924 - Evan Connell was born August 17, 1924 in Kansas City, Missouri. He attended Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, and the University of Kansas. He also did graduate work at Stanford University, California; Columbia University, New York; and San Francisco State University. Connell's first published work was the critically acclaimed "The Anatomy Lesson and Other Stories" (1957), wh...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 9.5 × 6.13 × 1.14 inPublished:September 26, 2002Publisher:CounterpointLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1582432538

ISBN - 13:9781582432533

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