World History: The Mysterious Maya Civilization, 1st Edition

  • Emily Mahoney
  • Published By: Lucent Press (Rosen)
  • ISBN-10: 1534561854
  • ISBN-13: 9781534561854
  • DDC: 972.81
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 104 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released August 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Though Mayan culture has existed for more than 3,500 years, researchers and historians have only recently started unlocking some of the mysteries behind this Central American society. Thoroughly researched text guides readers through the gripping history of the Maya, including a detailed description of Maya culture. The main text is supplemented with engaging sidebars, full-color photographs, historical images, and expert, annotated analysis from leading scholars.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Setting the Scene: A Timeline.
Introduction: Maya Civilization: Unraveling the Mystery.
1: The Maya Rise to Power.
2: Noble Maya People.
3: Common Maya People.
4: Maya Legacy.
5: Spirits and the Universe.
Epilogue: The Maya Today.
For More Information.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.