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The World of the Pharaohs

Hans Baumann - Egypt - 1960 - 255 pages
The story of a thirteen-year-old Egyptian boy's interest in his father's work as an archeologist is the vehicle for this history of Egyptian civilization and survey of the ...
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The Caves of the Great Hunters

Hans Baumann - Art, Primitive - 1954 - 158 pages
Describes the discoveries and dramatic drawings of Europe's prehistoric caves--Lascaux, Altamira, Pindal, El Castillo, Niaux, Valltorta Gorge and the Gasulla Gorge.
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Sons of the steppe: the story of how the conqueror Genghis Khan was overcome

Hans Baumann - German fiction - 1957 - 273 pages
A story of the youngest grandsons of Genghis Khan, Kublai and Arik-Buka, inseparable young brothers who, as they grew to manhood, found separate and opposing paths through life ...
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Lion gate and labyrinth

Hans Baumann - History - 1967 - 167 pages
An account of the discoveries made by such archaeologists as Schliemann and Evans in Troy, Mycenae, and Knosses, with information on the cultures and peoples who created the ...
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I Marched With Hannibal

Hans Baumann - Elephants - 1962 - 226 pages
A brother and sister help an old man dig for what they think is treasure. As they wait for him to lift the trapdoor to view the find, he tells them of marching as an elephant ...
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Alexander's Great March

Hans Baumann - Generals - 1968 - 132 pages
An episodic account of the life of the young Macedonian king who conquered half the known world some two hundred years before the birth of Christ.
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The Stolen Fire

Hans Baumann - Folklore - 1974 - 150 pages
A collection of tales from the folklore of Africa, India, China, Australia, North America, Brazil, Israel, Mexico, Russia, and Polynesia.
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Dimitri and the false Tsars

Hans Baumann - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1972 - 188 pages
A biography of the supposed son of Ivan the Terrible whose reign in the 17th century was brief but impressive.
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Empires of Ancient Mesopotamia

Barbara A. Somervill - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2009 - 152 pages
Discusses the people, land, culture, religion, and legacy of ancient Mesopotamia, which is now known as the country of Iraq.
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The Quest for Sumer

Leonard Cottrell - Sumerians - 1965 - 222 pages
Author describes the rediscovery of Sumer in southern Mesopotamia through archeological excavations and through the decoding of the Sumerian language.
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