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Ballplayers and Bone Setters: One Hundred Ancient Aztec and Maya Jobs You Might Have Adored or Abhorred

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Ever thought of becoming a bug farmer?Or how about a stone slinger?

Imagine growing up in Mesoamerica before the Spanish Conquest (1350-1521). What does your future hold? The ancient Aztecs, Maya and other Mesoamericans believed that the gods created a world where everyone had a role to play. Some people were born to rule, others to serve. If you were lucky, you might have been a high priest or a queen. On the other hand, you could have ended up as a latrine boatman or a slave destined to become a sacrificial victim.

Find out what it was like to be a tax collector (don't try to keep any money for yourself; the penalty is death ) or a porter (only if you enjoy carrying heavy packs up mountains). Or perhaps you'd prefer building pyramids, raising dogs or being a royal cook (frog casserole with green chile, anyone?).

Other jobs you might have held include: CounterfeiterBell makerMosaic mask makerBeekeeper.

Featuring a fact-filled introduction, a timeline and humorous illustrations, this book offers a unique view of one of the most remarkable civilizations of all time.

Synopsis:

A humorously illustrated guide to 100 historically accurate jobs in pre-conquest Mesoamerica offers a unique view of one of the most remarkable civilizations of all time. The book includes timeline, further readings and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781554511402
Author:
Coulter, Laurie
Publisher:
Annick Press
Illustrator:
Newbigging, Martha
Subject:
History - Central & South America
Subject:
Careers
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Careers
Subject:
History
Subject:
Aztecs
Subject:
Mayas
Subject:
Indians of central america
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-World History
Publication Date:
20080931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
10.20x8.10x.30 in. .75 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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Children's » Nonfiction » World History » General
Children's » Reference » Careers

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