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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aztec and Maya

by Charles Phillips

  • 116 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Lorenz Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: pre-Columbian period, BCE to c 1500,
  • History - General History,
  • Reference,
  • The Americas,
  • Ancient - General,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Latin America - Central America,
  • Reference / General,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7992063M
    ISBN 100754814890
    ISBN 109780754814894

      Book Summary: The title of this book is The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Aztec & Maya and it was written by Charles Phillips. This particular edition is in a Hardcover format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Lorenz Books and has a total of pages in the :   Dr David M. Jones studied Anthropology and History at the University of California, Berkeley. He obtained a PhD in the Archaeology of the Americas at the Institute of Archaeology, University of London. Dr Jones worked as consultant on The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aztec & Maya and The Aztec and Maya World, both published by Lorenz Books. show 4/5(15).

      The Hardcover of the Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aztec and Maya by Charles Phillips at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! B&N Outlet Pages: Get this from a library! The illustrated encyclopedia of Aztec & Maya: the history, legend, myth and culture of the ancient native peoples of Mexico and Central America. [Charles Phillips; David M Jones] -- A highly readable, authoritative history of Mesoamerica and its many peoples, from the Olmecs and Maya to the Toltecs and Aztecs.

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This book offers some insights into the history, myths and legends of the peoples of Mesoamerica. In this book the reader can find stories of sun-gods and blood sacrifice, of pyramids and temples, and of the treasuries of gold raided by the Spaniards.

This book unravels the true facts behind the stories and looks at how myths and legends can tell the reader about history. The myths of the Aztec and Maya derive from a shared Mesoamerican cultural tradition. This is very much a living tradition, and many of the motifs and gods mentioned in early sources are still evoked in the lore of contemporary Mexico and Guatemala.

Professor Taube discusses the different sources for Aztec and Maya myths. The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Aztec & Maya: The Definitive Chronicle Of The Ancient Peoples Of Mexico & Central America - Including The Aztec, Maya, Olmec, Mixtec, Toltec & 4/5(). Aztec & Maya: The Complete Illustrated History details the greatest civilizations of ancient Central America with photographs, paintings, and maps.

Uncovers the rise and fall of the many different empires of Mexico and Central America their political and military campaigns, their legends and myths, and their art, architecture and social history Ground plans and4/5.

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aztec & Maya: The History, Legend, Myth and Culture of the Ancient Native Peoples of Mexico and Central America. Charles Phillips, author, is an established historical author with a keen interest in the mythology and history of the great Maya and Aztec civilizations. He was a key writer on Time Life's Myth and Mankind series.

Dr David M Jones, consultant, is co-author of the Blue Guide Mexico and wrote many articles for The Oxford Dictionary of Art.4/5().

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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aztec & Maya: The History, Legend, Myth And Culture Of The Ancient Native Peoples Of Mexico And Central America Phillips, Charles Published by Southwater (). Exploring Maya society, celebrations, and achievements, as well as new insights into Maya culture and collapse, this is a sophisticated yet accessible introduction suitable for students and general readers.

Category: History The Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Aztec And Maya.This book offers an examination of the history, myths and legends of the peoples of Mesoamerica spanning almost years.

Stories of sun-gods and blood sacrifice, of pyramids and temples, and of the fabulous treasuries of gold raided by the Spaniards have enthralled generations of readers. Architectural and cultural achievements range from the temple-pyramids and stone carvings of the Olmecs.The Art and Architecture of the Aztec and Maya: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Buildings, Sculptures and Art of the Peoples of Mesoamerica, with over Photographs, Fine Art Drawings, Maps, Diagrams, Site Plans and Reconstructions by Charles Phillips (, Paperback).