Ancient America, in Notes on American Archaeology
Free

Ancient America, in Notes on American Archaeology

By John D. (John Denison) Baldwin
Free
Book Description
Table of Contents
  • ANCIENT AMERICA, IN NOTES ON AMERICAN ARCHÆOLOGY.
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
  • ANCIENT AMERICA.
  • I. THE MOUND-BUILDERS.
    • THE MOUND-BUILDERS—THEIR WORKS.
    • EXTENT OF THEIR SETTLEMENTS.
    • THEIR CIVILIZATION.
    • THEIR ANCIENT MINING WORKS.
  • II. ANTIQUITY OF THE MOUND-BUILDERS.
    • HOW LONG WERE THEY HERE?
  • III. WHO WERE THE MOUND-BUILDERS?
    • NOT ANCESTORS OF THE WILD INDIANS.
    • BRERETON’S STORY.
    • AMERICAN ETHNOLOGY.
    • WHO WERE THE MOUND-BUILDERS?
  • IV. MEXICO AND CENTRAL AMERICA.
    • THE NORTHERN REMAINS.
    • THE “SEVEN CITIES OF CEVOLA.”
    • CENTRAL MEXICO.
    • THE GREAT RUINS AT THE SOUTH.
    • CHARACTER OF THE SOUTHERN RUINS.
  • V. MEXICO AND CENTRAL AMERICA.
    • PALENQUE.
    • COPAN AND QUIRIGUA.
    • MITLA.
    • AN ASTRONOMICAL MONUMENT.
    • RUINS FARTHER SOUTH.
    • THE RUINS IN YUCATAN.
    • MAYAPAN.
    • UXMAL.
    • KABAH.
    • CHICHEN-ITZA.
    • OTHER RUINS IN YUCATAN.
  • VI. ANTIQUITY OF THE RUINS.
    • DISTINCT ERAS TRACED.
    • NOTHING PERISHABLE LEFT.
    • “THE OLDEST OF CIVILIZATIONS.”
    • AMERICAN CITIES SEEN BY TYRIANS.
  • VII. WHENCE CAME THAT OLD CIVILIZATION?
    • THE “LOST TRIBES OF ISRAEL.”
    • THE “MALAY” THEORY.
    • THE PHŒNICIAN THEORY.
    • THE “ATLANTIC” THEORY.
    • IT WAS AN ORIGINAL CIVILIZATION.
  • VIII. AMERICAN ANCIENT HISTORY.
    • THE OLD BOOKS NOT ALL LOST.
    • THE ANCIENT HISTORY SKETCHED.
    • THE TOLTECS OUR MOUND-BUILDERS.
    • SOME CONFIRMATION OF THIS HISTORY.
  • IX. THE AZTEC CIVILIZATION.
    • THE DISCOVERY AND INVASION.
    • THE CITY OF MEXICO.
    • THE CONQUEST.
    • WHO WERE THE AZTECS?
    • THEY CAME FROM THE SOUTH.
  • X. ANCIENT PERU.
    • THE SPANISH HUNT FOR PERU.
    • THE RUINS NEAR LAKE TITICACA.
    • OTHER RUINS IN PERU.
    • THE GREAT PERUVIAN ROADS.
    • THE PERUVIAN CIVILIZATION.
  • XI. PERUVIAN ANCIENT HISTORY.
    • GARCILASSO’S HISTORY.
    • FERNANDO MONTESINOS.
    • HIS SCHEME OF PERUVIAN HISTORY.
    • PROBABILITIES.
    • CONCLUSION.
  • APPENDIX.
  • APPENDIX.
    • A. THE NORTHMEN IN AMERICA.
    • B. THE WELSH IN AMERICA.
    • C. ANTIQUITIES OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS.
    • D. DECIPHERING THE INSCRIPTIONS.
  • GENERAL INDEX.
    No review for this book yet, be the first to review.
      No comment for this book yet, be the first to comment
      You May Also Like
      Also Available On
      Categories
      Curated Lists