Ancient Civilizations of Mexico

Ancient Civilizations of Mexico

by Herbert Joseph Spinden
     
 

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From the archaic period, through the great Mayan civilization and the "Middle" civilizations of Olmecs, Toltecs and others, to the glory of the Aztecs, this classic study offers a comprehensive survey of the extent and variety of pre-Columbian civilizations in the New World. Profusely illustrated with 47 black-and-white plates, 86 text figures. New Introduction by

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From the archaic period, through the great Mayan civilization and the "Middle" civilizations of Olmecs, Toltecs and others, to the glory of the Aztecs, this classic study offers a comprehensive survey of the extent and variety of pre-Columbian civilizations in the New World. Profusely illustrated with 47 black-and-white plates, 86 text figures. New Introduction by Bruce E. Byland. Bibliography. Index, Map. Diagram of American Chronology.

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Originally published in 1928 by the Anthropological Handbook Fund, New York. The extent and variety of pre-Columbian civilizations in the New World come to life in this work from the golden age of anthropology. The author was assistant curator of anthropology at the American Museum of Natural History. Includes b&w photos and drawings of sculpture, motifs, and archaeological sites. This edition contains a new introduction. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780486409023
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
12/08/2011
Series:
Native American Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.54(h) x 0.57(d)

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