Lost continents: the Atlantis theme in history, science, and literature

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Dover Publications, Jun 1, 1970 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 348 pages
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A leading authority examines the facts and fancies behind the Atlantis theme in history, science, and literature. Sources include the classical works from which Plato drew his proposal of the existence of an island continent, Sir Thomas More's Utopia, the Lemurian Continent theory, K. T. Frost's equation of Atlantis with Crete, and many other citations of Atlantis in both famous and lesser-known literature. Related legends are also recounted and refuted, and reports include accounts of actual expeditions searching for the sunken continent and attempts to prove its existence through comparative anatomy and zoology.

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User Review  - Terence - Goodreads

A useful balm against the pseudo-scientific "crap" that's been written about Plato's Atlantis even more than a half century after its release. Read full review

Contents

THE STORY OF ATLANTIS
1
THE RESURGENCE OF ATLANTIS
21
THE LAND OF THE LEMURS
51
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L. Sprague de Camp, a SFWA Grand Master and winner of the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement, wrote the definitive biography of Conan's creator, Robert E. Howard. De Camp died in 2000.

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