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Mexico: From Olmecs To Aztecs (7TH 13 Edition)
Mexico: From Olmecs To Aztecs (7TH 13 Edition)
by Michael D. Coe
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Michael D. Coe’s Mexico has long been recognized as the most readable and authoritative introduction to the region’s ancient civilizations. This companion to his best-selling The Maya has now been revised by Professor Coe and Rex Koontz.The... (read more)

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Atlantis in America: Navigators of the Ancient World
Atlantis in America: Navigators of the Ancient World
by Ivar Zapp
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Is it possible that civilization has been in the Americas for tens of thousands of years? More and more scientifically enlightened readers want to know what effect new sciences and new discoveries have had on our interpretation of ancient sites. What... (read more)

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Breaking the Maya Code
Breaking the Maya Code
by Michael D Coe
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In the past dozen years, Maya decipherment has made great strides, in part due to the Internet, which has made possible the truly international scope of hieroglyphic scholarship: glyphic experts can be found not only in North America, Mexico, Guatemala... (read more)

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Lost City of the Incas
Lost City of the Incas
by Hiram Bingham
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A special illustrated edition of Hiram Bingham's classic work captures all the magnificence and mystery of the amazing archeological sites he uncovered. Early in the 20th century, Bingham ventured into the wild and then unknown country of the Eastern... (read more)

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Yucatan Before and After the Conquest (Native American)
Yucatan Before and After the Conquest (Native American)
by Diego De Landa
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Only significant account done of Yucatan in post-Conquest era. Describes geography and natural history of the peninsula, gives brief history of Mayan life, discusses Spanish conquest and its effects, and provides a long summary of Maya civilization... (read more)

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An Illustrated Dictionary of the Gods and Symbols of Ancient Mexico and the Maya
An Illustrated Dictionary of the Gods and Symbols of Ancient Mexico and the Maya
by Mary Miller
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The Gods and Symbols of Ancient Mexico and the Maya is the first-ever English-language dictionary of Mesoamerican mythology and religion. Nearly 300 entries, from accession to yoke, describe the main gods and symbols of the Olmecs, Zapotecs, Maya... (read more)

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Palenque: Eternal City of the Maya
Palenque: Eternal City of the Maya
by David Stuart
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Sunday, June 15, 1952. Having spent four years clearing a secret passage inside Palenque's Temple of the Inscriptions, Mexican archaeologist Alberto Ruz gazed into a vaulted chamber. There, beneath a gigantic carved stone block, he would make a... (read more)

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Aztecs: An Interpretation
Aztecs: An Interpretation
by Inga Clendinnen
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Inga Clendinnen creates a vivid and dramatic picture of life in the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan, once the nerve centre of the Aztec tribute empire. She explores the worlds of Aztec women, of priests and of warriors, in an extraordinary recreation of... (read more)

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Discoveries: Aztecs (Discoveries)
Discoveries: Aztecs (Discoveries)
by Serge Gruzinski
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The Aztecs were noted for their impressive architecture, majestic sculpture, luxurious clothing, and fine goldworking--but they also practiced human sacrifice. The seemingly contradictory aspects of this fascinating culture are examined here, from its... (read more)

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The Search for El Dorado
The Search for El Dorado
by Time Life
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Readers assume the role of archaeologists, uncovering secrets of ancient civilizations. Stunning photographs and illustrations, plus detailed cutaways, maps and diagrams.... (read more)

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Religion and Empire: The Dynamics of Aztec and Inca Expansionism (New Studies in Archaeology)
Religion and Empire: The Dynamics of Aztec and Inca Expansionism (New Studies in Archaeology)
by Geoffrey E Conrad
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A provocative, comparative study of the formation and expansion of the Aztec and Inca empires. Argues that prehistoric cultural development is largely determined by continual changes in traditional religion.... (read more)

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Lost Cities of North & Central America (Lost Cities Series)
Lost Cities of North & Central America (Lost Cities Series)
by David H Childress
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Rogue adventurer and maverick archaeologist Childress takes the reader on unforgettable journeys in search of lost cities and ancient mysteries. Join him as he crosses deserts, mountains, and jungles in search of legendary cities, vast gold treasure... (read more)

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The Lost Secrets of Maya Technology
The Lost Secrets of Maya Technology
by James Okon
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"The Lost Secrets of Maya Technology reveals what a scientifically advanced people the Maya really were. Relying on his background as a professional engineer, James O'Kon is able to analyze Maya architecture and write about it with the scientific... (read more)

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Pyramids of Tucume: The Quest for Peru's Forgotten City
Pyramids of Tucume: The Quest for Peru's Forgotten City
by Thor Heyerdahl
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Thor Heyerdahl, who is well-known for his daring expedition around the globe, recently returned to Peru, where he learned of the pre-Columbian site of Tucume, containing 26 pyramids. In this book, he describes his experiences and the ambitious programme... (read more)

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Lost Cities and Ancient Mysteries of South America (Lost Cities Series)
Lost Cities and Ancient Mysteries of South America (Lost Cities Series)
by David H Childress
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Rogue adventurer and maverick archaeologist Childress takes the reader on unforgettable journeys in search of lost cities and ancient mysteries. Join him as he crosses deserts, mountains, and jungles in search of legendary cities, vast gold treasure... (read more)

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The Kelemen Journals: Incidents of Discovery of Art in the Americas, 1932-64
The Kelemen Journals: Incidents of Discovery of Art in the Americas, 1932-64
by Pal Kelemen
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The journals of Elisabeth and Pal Kelemen, pioneers in the field of art history, documenting their travels to MesoAmerican sites. Includes more than 100 black and white photos taken by Elisabeth Kelemen.... (read more)

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Reading Maya Art (11 Edition)
Reading Maya Art (11 Edition)
by Andrea Stone
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The art of the ancient Maya may be considered their most singular cultural achievement. Yet despite a surge of popular interest in these remarkable people, few are fully aware of the richness of their artistic legacy, unique in all of pre-Columbian... (read more)

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Ideology & Pre-Columbian Civilizations
Ideology & Pre-Columbian Civilizations
by Arthur A Demarest
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Published by the School of American Research Press, Santa Fe, NM. Distributed by the U. of Washington Press. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)... (read more)

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Ancient Americas: The Great Civilizations
Ancient Americas: The Great Civilizations
by Nicholas J Saunders
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In AD 1492, Christopher Columbus stumbled across the Americas while searching for a route to the spice rich Orient. This was a unique moment in world history, akin to an encounter with alien species in our own time. What Columbus, and his successors... (read more)

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The Aztecs: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
The Aztecs: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by David Carrasco
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This Very Short Introduction employs the disciplines of history, religious studies, and anthropology as it illuminates the complexities of Aztec life. Readers meet a people highly skilled in sculpture, astronomy, city planning, poetry, and philosophy... (read more)

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