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Ancient Aztecs

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Journey back in time to witness the development of history's greatest civilizations with The Ancient World series. Readers will discover how ancient societies formed and how they continue to affect the world today.

Detailed maps show where civilizations were located and how they expanded over time

Sidebars explore how the innovations and discoveries of these ancient people ...

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Overview

Journey back in time to witness the development of history's greatest civilizations with The Ancient World series. Readers will discover how ancient societies formed and how they continue to affect the world today.

Detailed maps show where civilizations were located and how they expanded over time

Sidebars explore how the innovations and discoveries of these ancient people continue to affect us today

Short biographies explore the accomplishments and impact of key historical figures

Timelines provide a reference of important events for each civilization

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Annie Laura Smith
An introduction explains "Where Empires Meet" and six further chapters explore topics such as a Wandering Tribe Builds an Empire; Ruling the Aztec Empire; Lakes, Mountains, and Resources; Living in the Aztec Empire; A World Shaped By Religious Ideas; and An Empire Ends and Lives On. This content allows the reader to journey back in time to witness the development of one of history's greatest civilizations, and how their accomplishments affect the world today. Color photographs and other illustrations supplement the information. A map shows the location of the Aztecs, living in the Valley of Mexico. Sidebars throughout the text define relevant terms. Short biographies explore the accomplishments and impact of key historical figures. A timeline provides a reference of important events for this civilization. The glossary defines additional historical terms. The "Find Out More" section provides books and websites for more information. An index gives easy access to topics in the text. This book is part of "The Ancient World" series which include nine ancient civilizations. Reviewer: Annie Laura Smith
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780531251751
  • Publisher: Scholastic Library Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/1/2012
  • Series: The Ancient World
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 112
  • Age range: 11 - 14 Years
  • Lexile: 1000L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 9.30 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Where Empires Met 6

Chapter 1 A Wandering Tribe Builds an Empire 10

Chapter 2 Ruling the Aztech Empire 24

Chapter 3 Lakes, Mountains, and Resources 34

Chapter 4 Living in the Aztec Empire 46

Chapter 5 A World Shaped by Religious Ideas 64

Chapter 6 An Empire Ends- and Lives on 80

Their Names Live on 13

Seeing Red 27

Islands of Plenty 36

Reviving the Past 49

The Healing Power of Nature 66

Sweet Treats 83

Biographies 98

Timeline 100

Glossary 104

Find out More 106

Index 107

About the Author 112

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