Download e-book for iPad: Mexico: From the Olmecs to the Aztecs (Ancient Peoples and by Michael D. Coe,Rex Koontz

By Michael D. Coe,Rex Koontz

This publication, lengthy well-known because the so much readable and authoritative creation to the region's pre-columbian civilizations, has now been thoroughly revised for its 7th variation. amazing new discoveries have thrown extra gentle at the Olmec tradition, Mexicos earliest civilization. on the nice urban of Teotihuacan, contemporary investigations within the earliest huge pyramid point out the antiquity of yes sacrificial practices and the symbolism of the pyramid. The Huastec quarter of the northeastern Gulf of Mexico will get a far fuller account than in prior variants and extra discoveries within the Aztec capital Tenochtitlan have allowed us to refine our figuring out of the background and symbolism of its sacred precinct.

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