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1491 new revelations of the americas before columbus charles c mann on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers in this groundbreaking work of science history and archaeology charles c mann radically alters our understanding of the americas before the arrival of columbus in 1492 contrary to what so many americans learn in school. 1491 new revelations of the americas before columbus is a 2005 non fiction book by american author and science writer charles c mann about the pre columbian americas it was the 2006 winner of the national academies communication award for best creative work that helps the public understanding of topics in science engineering or medicine the book presents recent research findings in . 1491 has 51900 ratings and 3187 reviews rick said my favorite recent history book mann surveys the breadth and complexity of indigenous cultures in . Read an excerpt why billington survived the friendly indian on march 22 1621 an official native american delegation walked through what is now southern new england to negotiate with a group of foreigners who had taken over a recently deserted indian settlement. Summary and reviews of 1491 by charles mann plus links to a book excerpt from 1491 and author biography of charles c mann. On march 8 1421 the largest fleet the world had ever seen set sail from china its mission was to proceed all the way to the ends of the earth to collect tribute from the barbarians beyond the seas and unite the whole world in confucian harmony