Ancient Mexico & Central America: Archaeology and Culture History

Ancient Mexico & Central America: Archaeology and Culture History


By (author) Susan Toby Evans

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  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson
  • Format: Paperback | 608 pages
  • Dimensions: 188mm x 229mm x 30mm | 1,406g
  • Publication date: 5 May 2008
  • ISBN 10: 0500287147
  • ISBN 13: 9780500287149
  • Edition: 2
  • Edition statement: 2nd
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, maps, frontispiece
  • Sales rank: 1,659,250

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This authoritative book explores every aspect of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica, from Paleo-Indian times to the sixteenth century. It provides overviews of the best-known regional cultures, such as those of the Olmecs, Maya, Zapotecs, and Aztecs, as well as balanced coverage of Mesoamerica as a whole. The book covers every major site, from La Venta and Monte Alban to Teotihuacan, Palenque, and Tenochtitlan. It includes detailed discussion of major cultural themes, such as the ball game, and is lavishly illustrated with photographs, drawings, and maps. It has now been thoroughly updated to include new interpretations and recent discoveries."

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