Searching for Golden Empires

Author: William K. Hartmann
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 0816530874
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""In Searching for Golden Empires, William K. Hartmann tells a true-life adventure story that recounts the shared history of the United States and Mexico, unveiling episodes both tragic and uplifting. Hernan Cortez Montezuma, Francisco Vasquez de Coronado, and Viceroy Antonio Mendoza are just some of the principal eyewitnesses in this vivid history of New World exploration"--Provided by publisher.

The Spanish Empire A Historical Encyclopedia 2 volumes

Author: H. Micheal Tarver Ph.D.
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610694228
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Through reference entries and primary documents, this book surveys a wide range of topics related to the history of the Spanish Empire, including past events and individuals as well as the Iberian kingdom's imperial legacy. • Includes primary documents accompanied by introductory headnotes that give students material to analyze when writing term papers and provide readers with a firsthand look at the key events and individuals of the Spanish Empire • Includes an extended bibliography that highlights the most recent scholarship in the field

Cities of Gold

Author: William K. Hartmann
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780765340689
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When newly uncovered documents prove that the priest who first reported the Seven Cities of Cibola in 1539 had not been a fraud, but rather had fallen victim to others' greed and deception, archaeologist Kevin Scott is determined to retrace Coronado's expedition. Reprint.

Weird N J

Author: Mark Sceurman
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402766855
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Explores haunted places, local legends, crazy characters, and unusual roadside attractions found in New Jersey.

Mars Underground

Author: William K. Hartmann
Publisher: Tor Books
ISBN: 1429975156
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2032. The human race has established colonies on Mars. For years Dr. Alwyn Stafford researched its biggest mystery: Did life evolve on the Red Planet? The answer, except for simple, long-dead microorganisms, was no. Now retired, Stafford stubbornly continues his quest. Rumors say he's been going farther than ever before into the Martian deserts. Then he goes out and doesn't return. As the search for him grow, it becomes apparent that the old man found something that will forever change humanity's place in the cosmos... At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Haunted New Jersey

Author: Patricia A. Martinelli
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811740714
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A fun look at unexplained phenomena in New Jersey, featuring information on ghost tours in the state.

A Traveler s Guide to Mars

Author: William K. Hartmann
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 9780761126065
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Utilizes a travel guide format to bring together recent scientific discoveries about Mars, describing such features as its dry riverbeds, huge volcano, possible ancient sea floor, and impact craters.

In the stream of stars

Author: William K. Hartmann
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN:
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A look at the Soviet-American space race offers paintings by artists from both the U.S. and the U.S.S.R.

Moons and Planets

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Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company
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A new easy-to-understand approach to the study of planets! MOONS AND PLANETS teaches you about planets in general, instead of asking you to remember lots of details about each one. Plus, it's full of the latest scientific breakthroughs, like the landing of the NEAR spacecraft on an asteroid. And with tons of study tools built right in, you'll be ready for the test as well.