Charles C. Mann, 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus 2010 08 11

| By Kevin C. Brown |

Aug. 11, 2010 — Enjoy a brand new episode of HFTF featuring an interview with Charles C. Mann, correspondent for Science and The Atlantic Monthly, as well as the author of 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus. He discusses how new research from anthropologists, historians, botanists, and archeologists has undermined many of the enduring “high school textbook” images and myths about Native American life before 1492. Mann challenges the way our culture often thinks about Native Americans’ relationship to the environment — a reinterpretation with implications for how we approach our own abounding environmental dilemmas. Check it out!

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