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Author Phillips, Graham.

Title The end of Eden : the comet that changed civilization / Graham Phillips.

Imprint Rochester, Vt. : Bear & Co., c2007.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Adams  904.5 P543e, 2007    ---  Lib Use Only
Description x, 228 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 23 cm.
Summary "Presents compelling evidence that civilizations worldwide became warlike and monotheistic after Earth passed through the tail of a comet in 1500 B.C"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-220) and index.
Contents Stonehenge and the Megalithic culture -- A unified society -- Living in harmony -- Enigma -- Mass aggression -- Mystery of the Olmec -- An Asian apocalypse -- Clash of empires -- A sudden calm -- When and why -- The celestial disk -- Brush with death -- The birth of monotheism -- Armageddon.
Subject Comets -- 1486 B.C.
Archaeoastronomy.
Megalithic monuments.
Religion, Prehistoric.
Warfare, Prehistoric.
Civilization, Ancient.
ISBN 1591430690 (pbk.)
9781591430698 (pbk.)
Standard No. QBX a 07007963
AU@ 000041323524

 
    
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