The Ancient American Civilizations

The Ancient American Civilizations

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In this classic work, Friedrich Katz traces the development of the civilisationsof pre-Colombian America from the village communities to prosperous city states culminating in the magnificent empires of the Aztecs and Inca, giving detailed descriptions of the inhabitants, their agriculture and the cultural sphere of Mesoamerica.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 120 x 120 x 30mm | 538g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Weidenfeld & Nicolson History
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 48pp b&w illustratio
  • 0753802511
  • 9780753802519

About Friedrich Katz

Professor Katz is Morton D. Hull Distinguished Service Professor of Latin American History at the University of Chicago. He studied in the United States, Mexico and Austria, and then taught Latin-American anthropology and history at the Humboldt University in Berlin for fourteen years. He has been visiting professor at the National University of Mexico and the University of Texas, Austin.show more