For the past two decades, readers of The New York times have turned to the Science Times section for information on the latest discoveries in science, presented by award-winning journalists and written for the layman. The New York Times Book of Archeology compiles the paper's best reporting on the search to uncover our past.Trail the footprints of the earliest modern human to the beginning of our history; stand in awe with French explorers before magnificent 30,000-year-old cave paintings; visit the ancient cities of Titris Hoyuk, Pompeii, and Petra; and glide across the belly of the Mediterranean to hunt for clues about a bygone trade route with the world's smallest and deepest-diving submarine. Finally, a new section created for this edition explores the secrets of human history revealed by an astonishing new archeology site - our DNA. This is a book for anyone interested in the development of modern culture and the course of humanity's past. (7 x 9, 280 pages, illustrations)Wade, Nicholas is the author of 'New York Times Book of Archeology' with ISBN 9781585743926 and ISBN 1585743925.