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Departments Volume 51 Number 4, July/August 1998

In This Issue
Rethinking the Civil War
One of the great misconceptions about the Civil War is that its outcome was determined on the battlefields of Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania.
by Peter A. Young
From the President
Cosa Anniversary
Scholars from Europe and the United States gathered in mid-May at the American Academy in Rome to celebrate the fiftieth year of excavations at the Tuscan site of Cosa.
by Stephen L. Dyson
Insight
Eagle Eye at NASA
Tom Sever has championed the role of aerial and satellite imagery in preserving the Guatemalan jungle and its ancient sites.
by James Wiseman.
Books
Here's Looking at You
Reconstructing ancient faces (Making Faces, John Prag and Richard Neave. 256 pages. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1997. $39.95. ISBN 0-89096-784-9.)
Reviewed by Wijnand Van Der Sanden (Check out ARCHAEOLOGY's bookstore for the latest list of new books.)
At the Museums
Thracian Glitter
A dazzling display of ancient art
by Susan I Rotroff (Check out ARCHAEOLOGY's latest list of museum exhibitions.)
Multimedia
Power Places
A photographer's vision of sites that link the secular with the sacred is reviewed by Andrew Szegedy-Maszak.
Keepers of the Spirit. (Hillsboro, OR: Beyond Words Publishing Co., 1993)
Forum
Corpse in the Curiosity Shop
The history of an ancient Egyptian mummy at Nonesuch House of antiques in Wiscasset, Maine
by Andrew L. Slayman.

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