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Robert Silverberg

Robert Silverberg, a renowned science fiction author and recipient of multiple Hugo and Nebula Awards, also writes books reflecting his special interest in myth, history, archaeology, and anthropology.

Listed in: Historical Biography · History of the Christian Church · Midwest · American History, West · Creative Nonfiction · Native American Studies · Ohio and Regional · American History · World and Comparative History · European History · Latin American History · Archaeology · Western Americana

Cover of 'The Longest Voyage'

The Longest Voyage
Circumnavigators in the Age of Discovery
By Robert Silverberg

Capturing the total context of political climate and historical change that made the Age of Discovery one of excitement and drama, Silverberg brings a motley crew of early ocean explorers vividly to life.

Cover of 'The Golden Dream'

The Golden Dream
Seekers of El Dorado
By Robert Silverberg

In this history of quest and adventure, celebrated science fiction author Robert Silverberg traces the fate of Old World explorers lured westward by the myth of El Dorado, the City of Gold.

Cover of 'The Realm of Prester John'

The Realm of Prester John
By Robert Silverberg

In this genesis of a great medieval myth, celebrated science fiction author Robert Silverberg’s romantic and fabulous tale explores the mysterious origins of Prester John, the astonishing Christian potentate of the East.

Cover of 'Ghost Towns of the American West'

Ghost Towns of the American West
By Robert Silverberg

With a historian’s attention to fact and a novelist’s gift for dramatic storytelling, celebrated science fiction author Robert Silverberg brings these adventures back to life in the rowdy splendor of their heyday in Ghost Towns of the American West.

Cover of 'The Mound Builders'

The Mound Builders
By Robert Silverberg

The Mound Builders traces the speculation surrounding the thousands of earthen mounds built across the Midwest some time between 1000 B.C. and 1000 A.D. and the scientific excavations which uncovered the history and culture of the ancient Americans who built them.

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