DK Eyewitness: Aztec, Inca & Maya, 1st Edition

  • Elizabeth Baquedano
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  • ISBN-10: 075668952X
  • ISBN-13: 9780756689520
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 72 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released October 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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About

Overview

This is a spectacular and informative guide to the rise and fall of the pre-Columbian cultures of the Aztecs, Incas, and Mayas, who built vast empires and left behind a legacy of mystery and wonder. Amazing color photographs offer children a unique "eyewitness" view of these incredible civilizations.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: Aztecs, Maya, and Incas.
2: People of Mesoamerica.
3: The Incas and Their Ancestors.
4: Farming.
5: Hunting and Fishing.
6: Mesoamerican Cities.
7: Cities of the Andes.
8: Family Life.
9: At Home.
10: Food and Drink.
11: Trade and Tribute.
12: The Warrior.
13: Religious Life.
14: Gods and Goddesses.
15: Life After Death.
16: Human Sacrifice.
17: Medicine.
18: Writing and Counting.
19: Weaving and Spinning.
20: Clothes and Accessories.
21: Master Potters.
22: Featherwork.
23: Precious Metals.
24: Precious Stones.
25: Masks.
26: Music and Dance.
27: Sports and Games.
28: Bestiary.
29: The Spanish Conquest.
30: Did you Know?.
31: Timeline.
32: Find out More.
Glossary.
Index.
Acknowledgments.