From the first mention of Atlantis in Plato's famous dialogues, the legendary kingdom has captured people's imaginations. A technologically advanced utopia sunken beneath the sea, Atlantis has inspired theories of the spiritual, scientific, and of course fictitious variety. Readers will learn the history of humanity's fascination with this supposed lost civilization and discover that even recent explorers have claimed to find clues to the location of Atlantis thanks to underwater tools and satellite technology. They will also encounter the influence Atlantis has had in the history of media and entertainment, as well as think about how to evaluate evidence with features such as the Debunk It! sidebar.
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