The Lost Aztec Mines

Author: Jack Lamb
Publisher:
ISBN: 1520928203
Release Date: 2017-03-26
Genre:

The Lost Aztec Mines is the second book in The Art and Artifacts of Adventure series, including the following volumes:Time Travelers into a Forgotten Land (Book One)The Lost Aztec Mines (Book Two)A Mythic Mayan Meander (Book Three)Extreme Living (Book Four)The four books in The Art and Artifacts of Adventure series, containing over 600 color photographs in all, relate adventures experienced when we set forth on an archaeological expedition to explore obsidian mines concealed since the Aztec abandoned them on the upper reaches of an 18,500-foot volcano in the eastern Mexican highlands. Since the books in this series narrate the account of a real-life adventure, they are set in the form and genre of an adventure novel. And while the author admits to enhancing the narrative for dramatic effect, the escapades and adventures we experienced and survived did in fact happen as described therein.Led by Terry Stocker, an archaeologist adept at getting us into one bizarre predicament after another, we traveled twelve thousand miles across Mesoamerica as well as through history, examining the wonders of the ancient world while traversing a modern world rife with war, poverty and genocide. Although our objective was to explore the lost Aztec mines Stocker discovered a decade earlier; our journey provided us the opportunity to investigate the artifacts left behind by the civilizations that rose to prominence and fell to ruin during the millennia prior to Columbus' arrival in the New World. Along the way, we interacted with the descendants of these same great civilizations; people struggling to exist and survive in a world not of their own making or choosing, imposed on them by the Spanish conquistadores and their progeny. Our archaeological objectives gave our expedition direction and focus, and kept us moving from one place to another across a wide range of topographies including snowcapped mountains, volcanoes, coastal swamps and primordial rainforests. That said; archaeology is just the framework supporting the real story within these pages about the incredible adventures we shared as we traveled in Mexico and Central America. For from the beginning, we were pulled into a chain of bizarre escapades ranging from the anecdotal to the audacious forcing us to act and react creatively to unfamiliar situations and circumstance, sometimes in order to extricate ourselves from dangers and difficulties, and other times simply to survive. This is the actual focus of the series; as my friends and I learn the Art of Adventure through unanticipated happenstance; and came to terms with how the Artifacts of our adventures affected us. Imagine what it must be like to experience people and places, and situations and settings where a challenging adventure confronts you each day. The upwelling rush is intense to be sure; and the enduring sensations can often be extreme. Now add persistent peril and the intensity multiplies exponentially. This is extreme living at its best; and precisely how we short-lived humans can cram more than one lifetime into the brief lifespans we live.So the underlying theme of The Art and Artifacts of Adventure series is learning to experience adventure until adventuring becomes elevated to a high art form, where one might squeeze out every last drop of existentiality from events occurring in our lives. But experiencing an adventure is not just a thrilling rollercoaster of a joyride without ramifications or a price to pay. For an adventure, just like a human life, births repercussions consequential to the actions we take as we live and endure; artifacts if you will created and left behind as surely as the remnants and ruins of the civilizations of Mesoamerican antiquity.

A Mythic Mayan Meander

Author: Jack Lamb
Publisher:
ISBN: 1520939507
Release Date: 2017-03-27
Genre:

A Mythic Mayan Meander is the third book in The Art and Artifacts of Adventure series, including the following volumes:Time Travelers into a Forgotten Land (Book One)The Lost Aztec Mines (Book Two)A Mythic Mayan Meander (Book Three)Extreme Living (Book Four)The four books in The Art and Artifacts of Adventure series, containing over 600 color photographs in all, relate adventures experienced when we set forth on an archaeological expedition to explore obsidian mines concealed since the Aztec abandoned them on the upper reaches of an 18,500-foot volcano in the eastern Mexican highlands. Since the books in this series narrate the account of a real-life adventure, they are set in the form and genre of an adventure novel. And while the author admits to enhancing the narrative for dramatic effect, the escapades and adventures we experienced and survived did in fact happen as described therein.Led by Terry Stocker, an archaeologist adept at getting us into one bizarre predicament after another, we traveled twelve thousand miles across Mesoamerica as well as through history, examining the wonders of the ancient world while traversing a modern world rife with war, poverty and genocide. Although our objective was to explore the lost Aztec mines Stocker discovered a decade earlier; our journey provided us the opportunity to investigate the artifacts left behind by the civilizations that rose to prominence and fell to ruin during the millennia prior to Columbus' arrival in the New World. Along the way, we interacted with the descendants of these same great civilizations; people struggling to exist and survive in a world not of their own making or choosing, imposed on them by the Spanish conquistadores and their progeny. Our archaeological objectives gave our expedition direction and focus, and kept us moving from one place to another across a wide range of topographies including snowcapped mountains, volcanoes, coastal swamps and primordial rainforests. That said; archaeology is just the framework supporting the real story within these pages about the incredible adventures we shared as we traveled in Mexico and Central America. For from the beginning, we were pulled into a chain of bizarre escapades ranging from the anecdotal to the audacious forcing us to act and react creatively to unfamiliar situations and circumstance, sometimes in order to extricate ourselves from dangers and difficulties, and other times simply to survive. This is the actual focus of the series; as my friends and I learn the Art of Adventure through unanticipated happenstance; and came to terms with how the Artifacts of our adventures affected us. Imagine what it must be like to experience people and places, and situations and settings where a challenging adventure confronts you each day. The upwelling rush is intense to be sure; and the enduring sensations can often be extreme. Now add persistent peril and the intensity multiplies exponentially. This is extreme living at its best; and precisely how we short-lived humans can cram more than one lifetime into the brief lifespans we live.So the underlying theme of The Art and Artifacts of Adventure series is learning to experience adventure until adventuring becomes elevated to a high art form, where one might squeeze out every last drop of existentiality from events occurring in our lives. But experiencing an adventure is not just a thrilling rollercoaster of a joyride without ramifications or a price to pay. For an adventure, just like a human life, births repercussions consequential to the actions we take as we live and endure; artifacts if you will created and left behind as surely as the remnants and ruins of the civilizations of Mesoamerican antiquity.

Critical Approaches to Comics

Author: Matthew J. Smith
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136884733
Release Date: 2012-03-22
Genre: Literary Criticism

Critical Approaches to Comics offers students a deeper understanding of the artistic and cultural significance of comic books and graphic novels by introducing key theories and critical methods for analyzing comics. Each chapter explains and then demonstrates a critical method or approach, which students can then apply to interrogate and critique the meanings and forms of comic books, graphic novels, and other sequential art. The authors introduce a wide range of critical perspectives on comics, including fandom, genre, intertextuality, adaptation, gender, narrative, formalism, visual culture, and much more. As the first comprehensive introduction to critical methods for studying comics, Critical Approaches to Comics is the ideal textbook for a variety of courses in comics studies. Contributors: Henry Jenkins, David Berona, Joseph Witek, Randy Duncan, Marc Singer, Pascal Lefevre, Andrei Molotiu, Jeff McLaughlin, Amy Kiste Nyberg, Christopher Murray, Mark Rogers, Ian Gordon, Stanford Carpenter, Matthew J. Smith, Brad J. Ricca, Peter Coogan, Leonard Rifas, Jennifer K. Stuller, Ana Merino, Mel Gibson, Jeffrey A. Brown, Brian Swafford

St James Guide to Science Fiction Writers

Author: Jay P. Pederson
Publisher: St James Press
ISBN: UOM:39015023729836
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Literary Criticism

Concise discussions of the lives and principal works of prominent science-fiction authors, written by subject experts.

The Giza Death Star Deployed

Author: Joseph Farrell
Publisher: Adventures Unlimited Press
ISBN: 1931882193
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Fiction

Physicist Joseph Farrellís amazing sequel to 'The Giza Death Star' which takes us from the Great Pyramid of Giza to the asteroid belt and the so-called Pyramids of Mars. Farrell expands on his thesis that the Great Pyramid was a chemical maser, designed as a weapon and eventually deployed with disastrous results to the solar system. The Great Pyramid as a weapon! Evidence of the Use of Weapons of Mass Destruction in Ancient Times! The Astonishing Technology used in the Giza Death Star! Evidence of a similar Death Star-Pyramid built on Mars! The mystery of the Asteroid Belt solved! Topics in this amazing book include: Exploding Planets: The Movie, the Mirro, and the Model; Dating the Catastrophe and the Compound; A Brief History of the Exoteric and Esoteric Investigations of the Great Pyramid; No Machines, Please!; The Stargate Conspiracy; The Scalar Weapons; Message or Machine?; A Tesla Analysis of the Putative Physics and Engineering of the Giza Death Star; Cohering the Zero Point, Vacuum Energy, Flux: Synopsis of Scalar Physics and Paleophysics; Configuring the Scalar Pulse Wave; Inferred Applications in the Great Pyramid; Quantum Numerology, Feedback Loops and Tetrahedral Physics and more.

Mystery in Acambaro

Author: Charles H. Hapgood
Publisher: Adventures Unlimited Press
ISBN: 0932813763
Release Date: 1999-12
Genre: Health & Fitness

The Acambaro collection comprises hundreds of clay figurines that are apparently thousands of years old; however, they depict such bizarre animals and scenes that most archaeologists dismiss them as an elaborate hoax. The collection shows humans interacting with dinosaurs and various other 'monsters' such as horned men. Both Hapgood and Earl Stanley Gardner were convinced that the figurines from Acambaro were authentic ancient artefacts that indicated that men and dinosaurs had cohabited together in the recent past, and that dinosaurs had not become extinct many millions of years ago as commonly thought. David Hatcher Childress writes a lengthy introduction concerning Acambaro, the latest testing, and other evidence of 'living' dinosaurs.

Perpetual Motion

Author: Arthur W. J. G. Ord-Hume
Publisher: Adventures Unlimited Press
ISBN: 1931882517
Release Date: 2015-02-25
Genre: Science

An illustrated overview of perpetual motion machines and their inventors. The deceptively simple task of making a mechanism which would turn forever has fascinated many famous men and physicists throughout the centuries. In fact, the basic tenets of engineering grew from the failures of these perpetual motion machine designers. And, despite the naivete and even the blatant trickery of many inventors, there still exist a handful of mechanisms which defy explanation: A vast canvascovered wheel which turned by itself was erected in the Tower of London; Another wheel turned endlessly in Germany and was discussed by philosophers and scientists throughout Europe, including Sir Isaac Newton.

UFOs Psi and Spiritual Evolution

Author: Christopher Humphries
Publisher: Adventures Unlimited Press
ISBN: 193188238X
Release Date: 2005-04-01
Genre: Art

This is a book that answers all the ancient philosophical questions: about the good, the right, the true, the nature of mind and soul, divinity, immortality, and free will. It does so not by windy argument, but by the discoveries of the forbidden sciences created by Toynbee, William James, C G Jung, Dr Humphrey, and many others. For every question, there is some realm of experience which can provide an answer, using the essence of scientific method: reproducibility and ruling out the alternatives. If you want to know the solution to the classical problem of evil, don't ask a theologian; ask a mystic, one who has experienced cosmic consciousness, and has seen the pattern that runs through all things. These new sciences are forbidden in the universities, but they flourish, nonetheless, including the study of UFOs. Are they real? Why don't they make contact? How is it possible to jump hundreds of light years in an instant? If ETs are at all common, why didn't they colonise the Earth? The answers to these questions provide the unifying theme of this book, our own journey to the stars by levitation and teleportation. We take our first step to those powers by attaining spiritual maturity. We begin our spiritual evolution by learning the answers to the perennial philosophical questions. If it seems impossible to do all this in 280 pages, then read carefully, for Dr H does not waste words or repeat himself. If you think it impossible in any number of pages, read his chapter on "The Function of Philosophy". Dr H knows what that is, while those who scoff are often mere sophists or professional sceptics.

The Tesla Papers

Author: Nikola Tesla
Publisher: Adventures Unlimited Press
ISBN: 0932813860
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Science

All Tesla's important and ground-breaking papers gathered together in one handy volume.

The Orion Prophecy

Author: Patrick Geryl
Publisher: Adventures Unlimited Press
ISBN: 0932813917
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

In the year 2012, the earth awaits catastrophic destruction-predicted by the Mayans and Egyptians.

Library Journal

Author: Karl Brown
Publisher:
ISBN: 00000027
Release Date: 1977
Genre: Libraries

Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Juniorlibraries, 1954-May 1961). Issued also separately.