Aztec & Maya
The Complete Illustrated History : the Greatest Civilizations of Ancient Central America With 1000 Photographs, Paintings and MapsBook - 2010
Aztec & Maya: The Complete Illustrated History uncovers the rise and fall of the many different empires of Mexico and Central America--their political and military campaign, their legends and myths, and their art, architecture and social history. Ground plans and detailed photographs explore over 20 magnificent and vitally important World Heritage sites, including Teotihuacán, Tenochtitlán, Chichén Itzá, Palenque, Tikal and Monte Albán. The author also surveys the region's mythology, including tales of creation, earth and sky; legends of the gods, goddesses and heroes; and stories of fertility, harvest and the afterlife.
Publisher: New York : Hermes House, 2010
Characteristics: 512 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 30 cm
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