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Author Stewart, Robert, 1941-

Title Mysteries of history / Robert Stewart, with Clint Twist and Edward Horton.

Edition A Marshall edition.
Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, [2003]
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 95th Street Juvenile Nonfiction  J 902 STE    DUE 12-20-22
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Description 191 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Summary Examines part, but not all, of the evidence surrounding some of history's unsolved mysteries, from why the pyramids were built to whether or not there was a conspiracy to kill President John F. Kennedy.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [184]-185) and index.
Contents Why did the pharaohs build the pyramids? -- What was the purpose of Stonehenge? -- Was there a Trojan Horse? -- Why did Rome fall? -- Was there a real King Arthur? -- What happened to the Knights Templars and their gold? -- Did Marco Polo reach China? -- Why was the great Zimbabwe built? -- Did Columbus discover America? -- Was there a real El Dorado? -- What happened to America's "lost colony"? -- How did Japan remain in total isolation from the outside world for more than 250 years? -- Was King George III really mad? -- Was Napoleon poisoned? -- What is the truth behind the myth of the Underground Railroad? -- Why did Custer choose to fight the Battle of the Little Bighorn? -- Why did the Hindenburg crash? -- Did FDR know about Pearl Harbor in advance? -- Who killed John F. Kennedy?
Study Program Accelerated Reader MG 9.8 8 86914
Note Accelerated Reader MG 9.8 8 86914
Subject History -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature.
History -- Errors, inventions, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Twist, Clint.
Horton, Edward, 1942-
ISBN 0792262328
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