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The illustrated encyclopedia of the Aztec and Maya, Charles Phillips

Label
The illustrated encyclopedia of the Aztec and Maya
Title
The illustrated encyclopedia of the Aztec and Maya
Statement of responsibility
Charles Phillips
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Phillips, Charles
Dewey number
972.0
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
F1219
LC item number
.P45 2007
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians of Mexico
  • Indians of Central America
  • Mexico
  • Central America
Label
The illustrated encyclopedia of the Aztec and Maya, Charles Phillips
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
PART 1: HISTORY & MYTHOLOGY. HISTORY. 3,000 years of civilization -- Desert, mountain, lake & jungle -- Appeasing the gods -- Warfare & military life -- Royal power, law & order -- Past, present & future. MYTHOLOGY. Creation & the first peoples -- Earth & sky -- Tales of the gods -- Waters, fertility & harvest -- After death -- Myths & history. -- PART 2: ART, ARCHITECTURE & SOCIETY. THE MESOAMERICAN WORLD. Land of danger & reward -- From village to metropolis -- Infinite riches -- The world of work -- Everyday life -- Sacred culture. ART & ARCHITECTURE. Palaces, temples & sacred centres -- Building the cities -- Potters & weavers -- The carver's art -- Precious work -- Images, symbols & words. -- Index -- Acknowledgements
Control code
ocm76852021
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
512 p.
Isbn
9780754817291
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
ocm76852021
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) 1575289
Label
The illustrated encyclopedia of the Aztec and Maya, Charles Phillips
Publication
Contents
PART 1: HISTORY & MYTHOLOGY. HISTORY. 3,000 years of civilization -- Desert, mountain, lake & jungle -- Appeasing the gods -- Warfare & military life -- Royal power, law & order -- Past, present & future. MYTHOLOGY. Creation & the first peoples -- Earth & sky -- Tales of the gods -- Waters, fertility & harvest -- After death -- Myths & history. -- PART 2: ART, ARCHITECTURE & SOCIETY. THE MESOAMERICAN WORLD. Land of danger & reward -- From village to metropolis -- Infinite riches -- The world of work -- Everyday life -- Sacred culture. ART & ARCHITECTURE. Palaces, temples & sacred centres -- Building the cities -- Potters & weavers -- The carver's art -- Precious work -- Images, symbols & words. -- Index -- Acknowledgements
Control code
ocm76852021
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
512 p.
Isbn
9780754817291
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
ocm76852021
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) 1575289

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