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Wood, Marion, 1945-
Ancient Maya and Aztec civilizations / Marion Wood ; updated by Peter Mitchell
3rd ed
New York : Chelsea House Pub., c2007
book jacket
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 CEHHS Curriculum Knowledge Center, Rm 265  CL 972.81016 WOO    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Mayas -- Antiquities -- Juvenile literature
Aztecs -- Antiquities -- Juvenile literature
Subject America -- Antiquities -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description 96 p. : col. ill., maps ; 31 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 92) and index
Contents Introduction -- Timelines -- Overview of America: Land and people -- First Americans - Exploration and conquest -- History of North America: North America: Land and climate -- North America after the ice -- Artic -- Inuit life -- Burial mound builders -- Temple mound builders -- Mound sites -- Northern Iroquoians -- Great plains -- Life on the plains -- Far west -- Southwest -- Mimbres pottery -- Southwest site 1 -- Southwest sites 2 -- Hopi ritual drama -- Northwest coast -- History of Latin America: Latin America: Land and climate -- Mesoamerica after the ice age -- Olmec civilization -- Mesoamerica sites 1 -- Mesoamerica sites 2 -- Maya civilization -- Maya civilization-Sites -- Toltecs -- Toltecs-Sites -- Aztec empire -- Aztec capital -- Antilles and Columbia -- Central Andes -- Nazca: Lines in the desert -- Central Andean sites -- Inca -- Inca empire-Sites -- Inca travel -- Andean mummies and textiles -- Latin America today -- Glossary -- Further reading/Web sites -- Gazetteer -- Index
Summary Examines the native peoples of the ancient civilizations of North, Central, and South America
Series Cultural atlas for young people
CEHHS Curriculum Knowledge Center
Alternate Author Mitchell, Peter, 1962-

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