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The ancient American world

Author: William Leonard Fash; Mary E Lyons
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2005.
Series: World in ancient times.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The authors use a wide range of primary sources including sculptures, hieroglyphs, pottery, and ancient tombs to trace the captivating history of ancient America. Go with archaeologists as they unearth fantastic artifacts and spectacular buildings and decode ancient manuscripts to unlock the secrets of these cultures.
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Genre/Form: History
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fash, William Leonard.
Ancient American world.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2005
(OCoLC)760453757
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Leonard Fash; Mary E Lyons
ISBN: 0195174658 9780195174656 0195222474 9780195222470 0195222423 9780195222425
OCLC Number: 56422017
Description: 170 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: The people of maize --
Land of rubber --
Conquests and captives --
Pyramids, paintings, and pottery --
K'uk mo' takes a hike --
The boy-king of bone --
Fear and fire --
Cotton, copper, and canoes --
The feathered serpent rides again --
Triple whammy --
Flowers and song --
War of the worlds --
War of the worlds, continued --
Roller coaster roads --
A tale of two cities --
The thunderous temple --
On top of the world --
The man with the gold earrings --
Chan Chan --
Cuzco rules --
Chosen girls and breechcloth boys.
Series Title: World in ancient times.
Responsibility: William Fash & Mary E. Lyons.
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The authors use a wide range of primary sources including sculptures, hieroglyphs, pottery, and ancient tombs to trace the captivating history of ancient America. Go with archaeologists as they unearth fantastic artifacts and spectacular buildings and decode ancient manuscripts to unlock the secrets of these cultures.

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