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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
Location Call Number Status
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  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
SOE Curriculum Lab
Alternate Author Mitchell, Peter, 1962-

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