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The Maya

Author: Alphonse KeaselyZay HardingDavid ArkenstoneRon MeyerCentre Communications.All authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Ambrose Video Pub., 2008.
Series: Ancient history.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : [DVD ed.] ; WidescreenView all editions and formats
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The Maya are best known for their spectacular architecture that made up their city centers, but they are also the most misunderstood of the great ancient civilizations. First, they were not the blood thirsty warrior society as they are often portrayed; and second, they were the world's first environmental farmers, creating a thriving agriculture society on poor land through advanced farming techniques and a profound  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alphonse Keasely; Zay Harding; David Arkenstone; Ron Meyer; Centre Communications.; Ambrose Video Publishing.
OCLC Number: 268678587
Language Note: Spanish subtitles, closed captioned.
Notes: In high definition. Includes extra features: downloadable maps and graphics; teacher's guide; blackline master quiz; timeline ; slide show.
Licensed only for unadvertised private home use or educational instruction.
Credits: Producer, director, writer: Ron Meyer, music by David Arkenstone.
Performer(s): Narrator: Alphonse Keasely, host: Zay Harding.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 30 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1; widescreen presentation; NTSC.; System requirements: PC; DVD-ROM; Adobe acrobat reader; Windows media player on Mac with DVD-ROM drive.
Series Title: Ancient history.
Responsibility: produced by Centre Communications Inc. for Ambrose Video Publishing.

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The Maya are best known for their spectacular architecture that made up their city centers, but they are also the most misunderstood of the great ancient civilizations. First, they were not the blood thirsty warrior society as they are often portrayed; and second, they were the world's first environmental farmers, creating a thriving agriculture society on poor land through advanced farming techniques and a profound sensitivity to their environment.

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