Life in Ancient Mesoamerica (Peoples of the Ancient World) (Paperback)

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Life in Ancient Mesoamerica (Peoples of the Ancient World) By Lynn Peppas Cover Image


This book is suitable for ages 8-14. Children will love learning the myths and traditions of the ancient peoples of Mesoamerica including how the ancient Mayas believed that they were formed from the flesh of a god who cut off his fingers. Full colour illustrations show ancient Mesoamerican cities, farming societies, and empires. The topics include: The Inca, Aztec, Olmec, Toltec, and Mayan cultures, among others; The importance of animals such as the jaguar in Mesoamerican cultures; War among the ancient Mesoamericans; Architecture, art, and science of the Mesoamerican cultures; The everyday life and belief systems of the Mesoamericans.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780778720690
ISBN-10: 0778720691
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication Date: October 1st, 2004
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Peoples of the Ancient World (Paperback)