Ancient Mexico: Cultural Traditions in the Land of the Feathered Serpent Jacqueline Phillips Lathrop

ISBN: 9780840364265

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Ancient Mexico: Cultural Traditions in the Land of the Feathered Serpent  by  Jacqueline Phillips Lathrop

Ancient Mexico: Cultural Traditions in the Land of the Feathered Serpent by Jacqueline Phillips Lathrop
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In recent years, our world has witnessed an explosion of information in all fields, so much so that it is becoming increasingly difficult to process new data on a daily basis.Today, we can read names of Maya kings and their families, birth and deathMoreIn recent years, our world has witnessed an explosion of information in all fields, so much so that it is becoming increasingly difficult to process new data on a daily basis.Today, we can read names of Maya kings and their families, birth and death dates, and even details of important battles, alliances, and strategic marriages between ruling families.

Our knowledge of these early cultures has expanded exponentially as new information is revealed almost daily. As a result, our rapidly expanding knowledge of Mexico and Central Americas long history continues to provide us with a greater understanding of the rich heritage of our closest neighbors.Written in a comfortable style, Ancient Mexico: Cultural Traditions in the Land of the Feathered Serpent is written for those who are interested in major cultural developments in Mexico and parts of Central America, from earliest times to the Conquest of Mexico in the 16th century.Ancient Mexico: Cultural Traditions in the Land of the Feathered Serpent:Encourages the reader to learn about Mexico’s long and colorful history.Acquaints the reader with major sites and complex societies in pre-conquest Mesoamerica.Describes ancient traditions, the arts, religious and spiritual traditions, and up-to-date information of how and when language, mathematics, and city planning first appeared.Includes vivid photographs from famous museum collections such as Museo National de Antropologia y Historia in Mexico City- The Leland Stanford University Museum at Stanford, California- The M.H.

DeYoung Museum in San Francisco- The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City- and The Mexican Museum in San Francisco.Includes a student study guide



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