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Mexico : from the Olmecs to the Aztecs

Author: Michael D Coe; Rex Koontz
Publisher: [London] : Thames & Hudson, 2008.
Series: Ancient peoples and places (Thames and Hudson)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th ed., rev. and expandedView all editions and formats
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A latest edition of an authoritative introduction to Mexico's ancient civilizations includes coverage of the birth of agriculture and writing, new insight into the metropolis of Teotihuacan, and a recent find in the center of the Aztec capital.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Coe, Michael D.
Mexico.
[London] : Thames & Hudson, 2008
(OCoLC)609283266
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael D Coe; Rex Koontz
ISBN: 9780500287552 0500287554
OCLC Number: 225430405
Notes: Previous edition: 2002.
Description: 248 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Early hunters --
The archaic period --
The preclassic period: early villagers --
The preclassic period: early civilizations --
The classic period --
The epiclassic period --
The post-classic period: the Toltec state --
The post-classic period: rival states --
The Aztecs in 1519 --
Epilogue --
Visiting Mexico --
Chronological table --
Reigning monarchs of the Aztec state.
Series Title: Ancient peoples and places (Thames and Hudson)
Responsibility: Michael D. Coe & Rex Koontz.

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