Discovering Ancient Mesoamerican Civilizations (Exploring Ancient Civilizations) (Paperback)

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This fascinating narrative introduces young readers to the ancient civilizations of Mesoamerica. Evolving from their primitive ways to complex societies, these ancient peoples left records for archaeologists to piece together to glean what these peoples were really like more than 3,000 years ago. Among the civilizations examined are the Olmec, Zapotec, Aztec, and Maya. Lands, cultures, religions, and daily life activities are considered, as well as the colossal rock heads of the Olmec that still exist, the maguey plant that the Zapotec grew and used for making houses, and the temple at Chich n Itz , among other remarkable facts and achievements.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781622758425
ISBN-10: 1622758420
Publisher: Rosen Education Service
Publication Date: December 30th, 2014
Pages: 48
Language: English
Series: Exploring Ancient Civilizations