Mysteries of Lost Empires

By Marshall Jon Fisher & David E. Fisher
November 2000
Channel Four Books / Macmillan UK
ISBN: 0752216066
224 Pages, Illustrated 7 1/2 x 9 3/4"
$15.00 hardcover

This beautifully illustrated book with some 100 full color photographs provides an alternative, dynamic approach to history. The authors' emphasis on culture, technological difficulties, and the teamwork and problem solving will keep readers enthralled. The five topics of the book are: Medieval Siege, Pharaoh's Obelisk, Easter Island, Roman Bath and China Bridge --all wonders of archaeology. The book recreates the technological feats of building engineering using only the tools available at the time.

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