by Russell Freedman
Hardcover, 88 pages, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, List Price: $19 | purchase
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Examines the archaeological evidence that various explorers such as the Vikings and the Chinese came to America long before Columbus.
October 8, 2007 Most of us were taught that Christopher Columbus discovered America. Yet it is far from clear cut. There are alternative theories about who got here first — some well-documented, others much more flimsy in their scholarship. A new book probes their merits.
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