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The illustrated encyclopedia of Aztec & Maya : the history, legend, myth and culture of the ancient native peoples of Mexico and Central America / Charles Phillips ; consultant Dr. David M. Jones.
Title Variants:
Illustrated encyclopedia of Aztec and Maya
ISBN:
9780857231437
Publication Information:
London : Hermes House : [Imprint of Anness Publishing], 2009 : 2004.
Physical Description:
256 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm
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Includes index.
Contents:
The Glory that was Mesoamerica--Uncovering the secrets of the past--Part One: History: Chapter one--3,000 years of civilization--Chapter two--Desert, mountain, lake and jungle--Chapter three--Appeasing the Gods--Chapter 4--Warfare and military life--Chapter five--Royal power, law, and order--Chapter six-- Past, present, and future--Part Two: Chaper seven--Creation and the first peoples--Chapter eight--Earth and Sky--Chapter Nine--Tales of the Gods--Chapter Ten--Waters, fertility, and harvest--Chapter eleven- -After death--Chapter twelve--Myths and history.
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An exploration of ancient Mesoamerica, the Olmecs, Maya, Toltecs and Aztecs, with 500 sumptuous images


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