Iceman

Author: Brenda Fowler
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226258232
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Featuring a new Afterword, this is the spectacular story of the 1991 discovery of a Stone Age man in the Alps, a lonely frozen figure who offers clues about the world of 3000 B.C. 33 halftones.

tzi the Iceman

Author: Amanda Lanser
Publisher: ABDO
ISBN: 1629685119
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Every new and groundbreaking archaeological discovery refines our understanding of human history. This title examines the study of Ötzi the iceman. The book explores what scientists know about Ötzi's life, traces his discovery and the subsequent scientific investigation, and discusses future study and conservation efforts. Well-placed sidebars, vivid photos, helpful maps, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of the topic. Additional features include a table of contents, a selected bibliography, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Read On History

Author: Tina Frolund
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610694325
Format: PDF
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Make history come alive! This book helps librarians and teachers as well as readers themselves find books they will enjoy—titles that will animate and explain the past, entertain, and expand their minds.

Bodies from the Ice

Author: James M. Deem
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618800452
Format: PDF
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Recounts the discovery of the oldest human mummy in the 1990s by two mountain climbers on the Austrian border, in this exciting volume that reveals how glaciers, hulking masses of moving ice, are now offering up many secrets from the past.

The Man In The Ice

Author: Konrad Spindler
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 178022589X
Format: PDF, ePub
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The amazing story of the discovery of a 5000-year-old body found perfectly preserved in the Alps - written by the leader of the investigation In 1991 the world was electrified by a chance discovery of a perfectly preserved corpse trapped in an Alpine glacier. Preliminary tests showed that this was the body of a Neolithic hunter who died some 5300 years ago. Now Dr Konrad Spindler, the leader of an international team of scientists examining the body, makes the results of his investigations public for the first time and answers a series of fascinating questions about the `Ice Man' and the clues he can give us to the nature of daily life in the late Stone Age. The result is a riveting scientific detective story, giving us the fullest picture yet of Neolithic Man - our ancestor.

The Man in the Ice

Author: Konrad Spindler
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780753812600
Format: PDF
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Dr Spindler led the international team of scientists that investigated the body of the Neolithic man discovered in the ice of a glacier in the Otztaler Alps on the Austrian-Italian border in 1991. In this first book in English to report on the find, Spindler recounts the day by day events following the discovery of the body, and then gives detailed discussion of the Iceman's equipment, his clothing, and the examination of the corpse itself. Final chapters place the Iceman in the context of the Neolithic Age in the Circum-Alpine region, and present a few reactions to the discovery. Now avaiable in paperback.

Western Civilization Beyond Boundaries

Author: Thomas F. X. Noble
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133602711
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Europe’s place in the world throughout the narrative and in the primary source feature, The Global Record. The seventh edition has been carefully revised and edited for greater accessibility, and features a streamlined design that incorporates pedagogical features such as focus questions, key terms, and section summaries to better support students of western civilization. The reconceived narrative and restructured organization, featuring smaller, more cohesive learning units, lend to greater ease of use for both students and instructors. History CourseMate, a set of media-rich study tools with interactive eBook that gives students access to quizzes, flashcards, primary sources, videos and more, are available for this new edition. (CourseMate may be bundled with the text or purchased separately.) Available in the following split options: WESTERN CIVILIZATION: BEYOND BOUNDARIES, Seventh Edition Complete, Volume I: To 1715, Volume II: Since 1560, Volume A: To 1500, Volume B: 1300-1815, and Volume C: Since 1789. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Western Civilization Beyond Boundaries Volume I to 1715

Author: Thomas F. X. Noble
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 113360272X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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WESTERN CIVILIZATION: BEYOND BOUNDARIES, Seventh Edition, is distinguished for its wider definition of Europe that includes Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, and European frontiers. Recognizing that factors outside the continent affected European history, the authors highlight Europe’s place in the world throughout the narrative and in the primary source feature, The Global Record. The seventh edition has a streamlined design and has been carefully revised with features such as focus questions, key terms, and section summaries to help readers understand the material. The reconceived narrative and restructured organization, featuring smaller, more cohesive learning units, make the book easy to use. Available in the following split options: WESTERN CIVILIZATION: BEYOND BOUNDARIES, Seventh Edition Complete, Volume I: To 1715, Volume II: Since 1560, Volume A: To 1500, Volume B: 1300-1815, and Volume C: Since 1789. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Alps

Author: Andrew Beattie
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780195309553
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The Alps are Europe's highest mountain range: their broad arc stretches right across the center of the continent, encompassing a wide range of traditions and cultures. Andrew Beattie explores the turbulent past and vibrant present of this landscape, where early pioneers of tourism, mountaineering, and scientific research, along with the enduring legacies of historical regimes from the Romans to the Nazis, have all left their mark.