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Ancient Mexico and Central America

Ancient Mexico and Central America - 2nd edition

Ancient Mexico and Central America - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780500287149

ISBN10: 0500287147

Ancient Mexico and Central America by Susan Toby Evans - ISBN 9780500287149
Edition: 2ND 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Published: 2008
International: No
Ancient Mexico and Central America by Susan Toby Evans - ISBN 9780500287149

ISBN13: 9780500287149

ISBN10: 0500287147

Edition: 2ND 08

Summary

Winner of the 2005 Society for American Archaeology Book Award. This authoritative book explores every aspect of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica, from Paleo-Indian times to the sixteenth century. It provides overviews of the best-known regional cultures, such as those of the Olmecs, Maya, Zapotecs, and Aztecs, as well as balanced coverage of Mesoamerica as a whole. The book covers every major site, from La Venta and Monte Albn to Teotihuacan, Palenque, and Tenochtitlan. It includes detailed discussion of major cultural themes, such as the ball game, and is lavishly illustrated with photographs, drawings, and maps. It has now been thoroughly updated to include new interpretations and recent discoveries. 459 illustrations, 80 in color.