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Africa's Glorious Legacy by Dale M. Brown
Anatolia: Cauldron of Cultures by Time-Life Books
Ancient India: Land of Mystery by Dale M. Brown
Aztecs: Reign of Blood & Splendor by Dale Brown
The Celts: Europe's People of Iron by Dale M. Brown
China's Buried Kingdoms by Dale M. Brown
Early Europe: Mysteries in Stone by Time-Life Books
Egypt: Land of the Pharaohs by Dale M. Brown
Etruscans: Italy's Lovers of Life by Dale M. Brown
Greece: Temples, Tombs, & Treasures by Time-Life Books
The Holy Land by Time-Life Books
Incas: Lords of Gold and Glory by Dale Brown
The Magnificent Maya by Time-Life Books
Mesopotamia: The Mighty Kings (Lost Civilizations) by Dale M. Brown
Mound Builders & Cliff Dwellers by Dale M. Brown
Persians: Masters of the Empire by Time-Life Books
Pompeii: The Vanished City by Dale M. Brown
Ramses II: Magnificence on the Nile by Dale M. Brown
Rome: Echoes of Imperial Glory by Dale M. Brown
The Search for El Dorado by Dale M. Brown
Southeast Asia: A Past Regained by Time-Life Books
Sumer: Cities of Eden by Time-Life Books
Vikings: Raiders from the North (Lost Civilizations) by Thomas H. Flaherty
Wondrous Realms of the Aegean by Time-Life Books
Lost Civilizations: Set by Time-Life BooksSets

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