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The Olmecs : America's first civilization

Author: Richard A Diehl
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2006.
Series: Ancient peoples and places.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers an overview of Olmec culture, its accomplishments and impact on later Mexican civilizations, hailed by Michael Coe as the account of this 3,000-year-old culture, is fast becoming the standard  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard A Diehl
ISBN: 0500285039 9780500285039
OCLC Number: 65203201
Notes: Originally published: 2004.
Description: pages cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. San Lorenzo's Realm; 3. La Venta's Realm; 4. Olmec Daily Life and Culture; 5. Olmec Art; 6. The Olmecs Abroad: Eastern Mesoamerica; 7. The Olmecs Abroad: Western Mesoamerica; 8. Epi-Olmec Culture.
Series Title: Ancient peoples and places.
Responsibility: Richard A. Diehl.

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