Lost Kingdoms

Lost Kingdoms
Author: Phillip H. McMath
Publsiher: University of Arkansas Press
Total Pages: 517
Release: 2007-01-01
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 097680073X

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With the appearance of his latest novel, ""Lost Kingdoms"", Phillip H. McMath has completed his fictional trilogy beginning with ""Native Ground"" (1984), then ""Arrival Point"" (1991). Now in ""Lost Kingdoms"", the fictional Elizabeth Shaw flashes back via grief and remembrance on the death of her son, Christopher, the Marine hero of Native Ground killed in Vietnam. Through this medium of memory and loss is woven in the lives of several families (White, Black, and Red) the tragic story of Arkansas, the South, Southwest, and Mexico, which slowly emerges as a philosophical-historical tapestry not only as a tale uniquely its own but a comment on the meaning of history itself.

Lost Kingdoms Hindu Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asia

Lost Kingdoms  Hindu Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asia
Author: Guy, John
Publsiher: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Total Pages: 317
Release: 2014-04-07
Genre: Art
ISBN: 9781588395245

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A fresh and exciting exploration of Southeast Asian history from the 5th to 9th century, seen through the lens of the region's sculpture


Author: Norah Romney
Total Pages: 201
Release: 2021-02-12
Genre: History
ISBN: 9182736450XXX

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Thousands of years ago, people settled in the part of the world called Mesoamerica. This region consists of southern Mexico and most of Central America as it stretches between what is now called the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific Ocean. Although many different countries now exist within this space, it was the original home to just one civilisation: the Olmec. As time advanced, other well-known groups became dominant in the area. These were primarily the Aztecs and the Mayan. All these early civilizations that existed from approximately 1200 BCE to 900 CE were steeped with culture, tradition, commerce, and conflict. They also offer many mysteries and enigmas to modern understanding. These are the things that make people wonder about how the civilisations arose, gained such power, and why they disappeared. Travel back in time to the first days to discover the questions that still exist in the minds of archaeologists, historians, and others who strive to understand the ancient mysteries of Mesoamerica.


Author: Karen Prince
Publsiher: CreateSpace
Total Pages: 318
Release: 2013-09-23
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 1491255099

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The first novel in the Kingdoms of Karibu series, set in a world that quite literally defies belief, where magic seeps into the drinking water for anyone to use or abuse, and the terrain is impossible to navigate without help from extremely risky sources.

Lost Kings and Kingdoms

Lost Kings and Kingdoms
Author: Robyn Hardyman
Publsiher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP
Total Pages: 48
Release: 2016-12-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN: 9781482460728

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Great kingdoms and rulers from the distant past can become lost over time. For some, no records survive to prove their existence. For others, the records are woven with so many fanciful details they seem like legends. How do we distinguish what’s true and what’s false? This inclusive volume offers the latest insights into familiar legends such as Arthur and his Camelot, but also equally intriguing lore and history of lost kingdoms of Africa, Asia, and the early Americas. Readers will discover that the endeavor to unearth these realms reveals much culture, history, and geography about different world regions.

Lost Kingdoms

Lost Kingdoms
Author: John Lenox Roberts
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 230
Release: 1997
Genre: History
ISBN: UOM:39015040607791

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This book follows the history of Celtic Scotland from the ancient kingdoms of the Picts and Scots to the downfall of Clan Donald at the end of the fifteenth century.

Lost Kingdom

Lost Kingdom
Author: Serhii Plokhy
Publsiher: Basic Books
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2017-10-10
Genre: History
ISBN: 9780465097395

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From a preeminent scholar of Eastern Europe and the prizewinning author of Chernobyl, the essential history of Russian imperialism. In 2014, Russia annexed the Crimea and attempted to seize a portion of Ukraine -- only the latest iteration of a centuries-long effort to expand Russian boundaries and create a pan-Russian nation. In Lost Kingdom, award-winning historian Serhii Plokhy argues that we can only understand the confluence of Russian imperialism and nationalism today by delving into the nation's history. Spanning over 500 years, from the end of the Mongol rule to the present day, Plokhy shows how leaders from Ivan the Terrible to Joseph Stalin to Vladimir Putin exploited existing forms of identity, warfare, and territorial expansion to achieve imperial supremacy. An authoritative and masterful account of Russian nationalism, Lost Kingdom chronicles the story behind Russia's belligerent empire-building quest.

The Lost Kingdoms of Africa

The Lost Kingdoms of Africa
Author: Stuart A. Kallen
Publsiher: Abdo Group
Total Pages: 47
Release: 1990
Genre: Social Science
ISBN: UOM:39015024995964

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Describes the cities and civilizations of Africa before the Europeans arrived.