Discovering the World's Oldest City by Edgar James Banks

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In 1904, an expedition to explore the ancient cities of Babylonia, led by Edgar James Banks, unearthed what was believed to be the world’s oldest city, Udnun (now known as Adab). Banks, an American diplomat, scholar, and novelist, has been described as the real-life Indiana Jones. Here, edited and condensed with modern readers in mind, is his dramatic account of that expedition.
 

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Edgar James Banks, an American diplomat, scholar, and novelist, has been described as a real-life Indiana Jones. He also founded two movie companies, climbed Mount Ararat in search of Noah’s Ark, and served as a consultant to moviemaker Cecil B. DeMille on some of his films.Over the past 25 years New Word City’s writers and editors - veterans of The New York Times, Newsweek, Time, Harper’s, and The Wall Street Journal – have turned out some of the best-selling business books of all time. Working closely with clients, the New Word City team has produced more than 70 books, of which more than 7 million copies have been sold. These titles have logged more than 500 weeks on The New York Times, Business Week, and Wall Street Journal bestseller lists.
 
Published October 1, 2011 by New Word City, Inc.. 12 pages
Genres: History.

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