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HUCKSTERS & HYPERBOLE

To Europeans intellectuals of the eighteenth century, ¬†America was a battleground of ideas; the war between Nature and civilization.And its proponents did not mince words. ¬†Respected academics like Comte de Buffon reported that domesticated animals imported from Europe as well … Continue reading

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OBSCURED BY CLOUDS

”But archaeologists are trained to keep their noses to the ground, preferably below ground. Their grasp of the nitty-gritty doesn’t allow them to see the wood for the trees. So they rarely find the genuine Lost Cities out in the … Continue reading

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