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The ancient sun kingdoms of the Americas : Aztec, Maya, Inca

Author: Victor Wolfgang Von Hagen
Publisher: London : Thames and Hudson, ©1962.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor Wolfgang Von Hagen
OCLC Number: 3575869
Description: 348 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. A God-Tormented people: The Aztecs. The conquerors from the north ; The farmer and his family ; Work, play, and perpetual war ; "One who speaks": the king and his council ; The enduring legacy ; The will of the gods --
2. Cities of the jungle: The Mayas. The missing years of Maya history ; The Maya men and women ; A people of crafts and commerce ; The lords of the Maya ; An art ruled by the gods ; The culture that died --
3. Kingdom of gold: The Incas. The past that the Incas "forgot" ; Broad base of the pyramid: the worker ; Products and pleasures of the people ; The royal Inca ; "Sweat of the sun, tears of the moon" ; The highways of the sun.
Responsibility: Victor Wolfgang von Hagen ; [illustrated by Alberto Beltrán].

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