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The ancient Aztec economy

Author: Barbara M Linde
Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, 2017.
Series: Spotlight on the Maya, Aztec, and Inca civilizations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When most people think of the word "economy," they think of stock markets and modern banks. However, even ancient civilizations had their own economies. Readers discover fun and fascinating facts about the ancient Aztec economy through informative text designed to support social studies curricula. Detailed photographs and historical images, such as primary sources, are included to enhance the text and keep readers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara M Linde
ISBN: 9781499419054 1499419058 9781499419078 1499419074
OCLC Number: 936205602
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: The Aztec empire --
The market system --
Goods in the marketplace --
Marketplace rules --
The Tlatelolco marketplace --
Chocolate and cotton currency --
Merchants --
Social classes --
Taxes and tributes --
The importance of farming --
Jobs for everyone --
The military --
Food, drink, and dress --
Uncovering the Aztec empire.
Series Title: Spotlight on the Maya, Aztec, and Inca civilizations.
Responsibility: Barbara M. Linde.

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When most people think of the word "economy," they think of stock markets and modern banks. However, even ancient civilizations had their own economies. Readers discover fun and fascinating facts about the ancient Aztec economy through informative text designed to support social studies curricula. Detailed photographs and historical images, such as primary sources, are included to enhance the text and keep readers engaged as they learn. Economics and history come together in an amazing way to ensure readers gain a comprehensive understanding of the ancient Aztec economy.

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