The Aztec Empire

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Find out inside...: Who were the jaguar and eagle knights? What did the Aztecs put in their hot chocolate? How do you make a feather shield? The Aztec Empire solves the mysteries of the Aztecs. Discover where to find the skull altar in the Great Temple, why the Aztecs had two calendars, and how to avoid becoming a human sacrifice! What's inside? Amazing facts about the ancient culture, Dramatic illustrations and photos, Timeline detailing the best and worst times to visit. ...
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Overview

Find out inside...: Who were the jaguar and eagle knights? What did the Aztecs put in their hot chocolate? How do you make a feather shield? The Aztec Empire solves the mysteries of the Aztecs. Discover where to find the skull altar in the Great Temple, why the Aztecs had two calendars, and how to avoid becoming a human sacrifice! What's inside? Amazing facts about the ancient culture, Dramatic illustrations and photos, Timeline detailing the best and worst times to visit.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781410927378
  • Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree
  • Publication date: 5/28/2007
  • Series: Time Travel Guides
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 569,465
  • Age range: 11 - 15 Years
  • Lexile: 990L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Jane Bingham is an experienced writer for young adults. She has written over 100 nonfiction books on a variety of topics. Jane has a first class degree in English Literature and an M. Phil in History of Art and is currently a Royal Literary Fund Fellow at Oxford Brookes University. She has two sons and three stepsons and lives in Oxford, England.

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Table of Contents


Map of the Aztec Empire     4
Facts About the Aztec Empire     7
City on a Lake     25
Travel, Food, and Shelter     33
Things to See and Do     39
Going Shopping     45
Health and Safety     51
Aztec Empire Facts and Figures     55
Further Reading     61
Glossary     62
Index     64
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