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By Julie M Schablitsky

“How real is it?” is a standard chorus of consumers popping out of motion picture theatres after the newest movie on pirates, Vikings, or mummies. whereas Hollywood usurps the previous for its personal leisure reasons, archaeologists and historians be aware of much approximately a lot of those topics, digging up tales usually extra interesting than those projected on display. This exclusive team of archaeologists choose key matters and genres utilized by Hollywood and supply the ancient and archaeological intensity motion picture cannot—what fairly occurred in background. themes comprise Egypt, the Wild West, Civil battle submarines, Vikings, the sizeable, and others. The ebook could be of curiosity to introductory archaeology and American historical past sessions, classes on movie and pop culture, and to a basic viewers. exchange choice, historical past ebook Club.

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