Ancient Mexico and Central America

Ancient Mexico and Central America
Author: Susan Toby Evans
Pages: 624
ISBN: 0500290652
Available:
Release: 2013
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

A thorough study of the ancient civilizations of the Aztecs, Maya, Olmecs, and others, complemented by information from the very latest research in the field, is presented in a chronological framework to better illustrate the fascinating history of the region.

Archaeology of Ancient Mexico and Central America

Archaeology of Ancient Mexico and Central America
Author: Susan Toby Evans,David L. Webster
Pages: 948
ISBN: 0815308876
Available:
Release: 2001
Editor: Taylor & Francis
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

A reference devoted to the pre-Columbian archaeology of Mesoamerica features in-depth articles on the major cultural areas of ancient Mexico and Central America, coverage of important sites, articles on day-to-day life of ancient peoples in these regions, and several b & w regional and site maps and photographs.

Ancient Civilizations of Mexico and Central America

Ancient Civilizations of Mexico and Central America
Author: Herbert J. Spinden
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9780486144832
Available:
Release: 2012-09-28
Editor: Courier Corporation
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Classic study of pre-Columbian civilizations in the New World. Maya, Olmecs, Toltecs, Aztecs, many others. History, gods, calendars, religions, ceremonies, more. 47 black-and-white plates. 86 text figures.

Ancient Civilizations of Mexico and Central America

Ancient Civilizations of Mexico and Central America
Author: Herbert Joseph Spinden
Pages: 270
ISBN: 0819602159
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Release: 1951
Editor: Biblo & Tannen Publishers
Language: un

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Ancient Mexico and Central America

Ancient Mexico and Central America
Author: American Museum of Natural History
Pages: 127
ISBN: UTEXAS:059173018568544
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Release: 1970
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

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Ancient Mexico and Central America

Ancient Mexico and Central America
Author: Anonim
Pages: 329
ISBN: OCLC:1125633134
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Release: 1970
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

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Warlords of Ancient Mexico

Warlords of Ancient Mexico
Author: Peter G. Tsouras
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781632201799
Available:
Release: 2014-09-02
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Learn the unbelievable true history of the great warrior tribes of Mexico. More than thirteen centuries of incredible spellbinding history are detailed in this intriguing study of the rulers and warriors of Mexico. Dozens of these charismatic leaders of nations and armies are brought to life by the deep research and entertaining storytelling of Peter Tsouras. Tsouras introduces the reader to the colossal personalities of the period: Smoking Frog, the Mexican Machiavelli, the Poet Warlord, the Lion of Anahuac, and others . . . all of them warlords who shaped one of the most significant regions in world history, men who influenced the civilization of half a continent. The warlords of Mexico, for all their fascinating lives and momentous acts, have been largely ignored by writers and historians, but here that disappointing record is put right by a range of detailed biographies that entertain as they inform. Students of the area, historians working in American history, and long-term visitors and tourists to the region will gain a much clearer understanding of the background history of these territories and the men who formed and reformed them. Lavishly illustrated with dozens of photographs and color paintings, Warlords of Ancient Mexico is essential reading for anyone interested in this tumultuous, endlessly captivating period of Central American history. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in history--books about World War II, the Third Reich, Hitler and his henchmen, the JFK assassination, conspiracies, the American Civil War, the American Revolution, gladiators, Vikings, ancient Rome, medieval times, the old West, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Mythology of the Aztecs and Maya

Mythology of the Aztecs and Maya
Author: David Jones
Pages: 96
ISBN: 1844763978
Available:
Release: 2007-08
Editor: Southwater Pub
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Explore the fascinating diversity of the myths and legends from two of the world's most ancient cultures - the Aztecs and the Maya. In an accessible A-Z format, this book provides concise, easy-to-locate entries on over 200 key characters and religious sites.

The Maya

The Maya
Author: Michael D. Coe,Stephen D. Houston
Pages: 320
ISBN: 0500291888
Available:
Release: 2015-05-01
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Coe and Houston update this classic account of the New Worlds greatest ancient civilization, incorporating the most recent research in a fast-changing field. New discoveries of spectacular stucco sculptures at El Zotz and Holmul reveal surprising aspects of Maya royalty; the Classic Maya themselves can be understood as occupants of royal courts, full of Machiavellian intrigue yet operating in close communion with gods and cosmos. Just-discovered texts at Xultun show a strong concern with astronomy and numerology, as well as evidence of lost books. Other finds include the discovery in an underwater cavern of the earliest known occupant of the region, the Hoyo Negro girl, and new evidence for the first architecture at Ceibal. The Maya highlights the vitality of current scholarship into this brilliant civilization.

Mesoamerican Mythology

Mesoamerican Mythology
Author: Kay Almere Read,Jason J. Gonzalez
Pages: 335
ISBN: 9780195149098
Available:
Release: 2002-06-13
Editor: Oxford University Press on Demand
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

An excellent resource, Handbook of Mesoamerican Mythology introduces readers to the mythology of Mexico and Central America. Its chief focus is on Mexican Highland and Maya areas, as they were, and are, of utmost importance to Mesoamerican history. An extensive and edifying introduction defines the nature of myth, the Mesoamericans as a people, and the cultural worldview that informed Mesoamerican mythology. The Handbook presents historical and mythological timelines, with each time period and cultural group fully defined. Also featured is a quick geographical and historical survey of Mesoamerica from the Paleoindian Era to the present, as well as a discussion of some of the challenges and possibilities that structure Mesoamerican studies. Moreover, an extensive reference list and a glossary of cultural and mythological terms are included, and pronunciation guides are given throughout. With an annotated bibliography that ranges from film to websites, fiction to poetry, and from introductory to scholarly works, the book is an all-embracing portal to its subject.

Ancient Teotihuacan

Ancient Teotihuacan
Author: George L. Cowgill
Pages: 250
ISBN: 9780521870337
Available:
Release: 2015-04-06
Editor: Cambridge University Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Long before the Aztecs and 800 miles from Classic Maya centers, Teotihuacan was part of a broad Mesoamerican tradition but had a distinctive personality. This book synthesizes a century of research, including recent finds, and covers the lives of commoners as well as elites.

Maternal Death and Pregnancy Related Morbidity Among Indigenous Women of Mexico and Central America

Maternal Death and Pregnancy Related Morbidity Among Indigenous Women of Mexico and Central America
Author: David A. Schwartz
Pages: 790
ISBN: 9783319715384
Available:
Release: 2018-05-31
Editor: Springer
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This ambitious sourcebook surveys both the traditional basis for and the present state of indigenous women’s reproductive health in Mexico and Central America. Noted practitioners, specialists, and researchers take an interdisciplinary approach to analyze the multiple barriers for access and care to indigenous women that had been complicated by longstanding gender inequities, poverty, stigmatization, lack of education, war, obstetrical violence, and differences in language and customs, all of which contribute to unnecessary maternal morbidity and mortality. Emphasis is placed on indigenous cultures and folkways—from traditional midwives and birth attendants to indigenous botanical medication and traditional healing and spiritual practices—and how they may effectively coexist with modern biomedical care. Throughout these chapters, the main theme is clear: the rights of indigenous women to culturally respective reproductive health care and a successful pregnancy leading to the birth of healthy children. A sampling of the topics: Motherhood and modernization in a Yucatec village Maternal morbidity and mortality in Honduran Miskito communities Solitary birth and maternal mortality among the Rarámuri of Northern Mexico Maternal morbidity and mortality in the rural Trifino region of Guatemala The traditional Ngäbe-Buglé midwives of Panama Characterizations of maternal death among Mayan women in Yucatan, Mexico Unintended pregnancy, unsafe abortion, and unmet need in Guatemala Maternal Death and Pregnancy-Related Morbidity Among Indigenous Women of Mexico and Central America is designed for anthropologists and other social scientists, physicians, nurses and midwives, public health specialists, epidemiologists, global health workers, international aid organizations and NGOs, governmental agencies, administrators, policy-makers, and others involved in the planning and implementation of maternal and reproductive health care of indigenous women in Mexico and Central America, and possibly other geographical areas.

Raptors of Mexico and Central America

Raptors of Mexico and Central America
Author: William S. Clark,N. John Schmitt
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9780691116495
Available:
Release: 2017-03-28
Editor: Princeton University Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The essential field guide to the raptors of Mexico and Central America Raptors are among the most challenging birds to identify in the field due to their bewildering variability of plumage, flight silhouettes, and behavior. Raptors of Mexico and Central America is the first illustrated guide to the region's 69 species of raptors, including vagrants. It features 32 stunning color plates and 213 color photos, and a distribution map for each regularly occurring species. Detailed species accounts describe key identification features, age-related plumages, status and distribution, subspecies, molt, habitats, behaviors, potential confusion species, and more. Raptors of Mexico and Central America is the essential field guide to this difficult bird group and the ideal travel companion for anyone visiting this region of the world. Covers all 69 species of raptors found in Mexico and Central America Features 32 color plates and hundreds of color photos Provides multiple illustrations of each species Depicts and describes variations in plumage by individual, morph, age, and region Describes behavior, food preferences, hunting strategies, vocalizations, and molt Covers rare and extralimital species Includes distribution maps and flight silhouettes

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aztec and Maya

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aztec and Maya
Author: Charles Phillips
Pages: 256
ISBN: 085723143X
Available:
Release: 2017-03-01
Editor: Southwater
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This book offers an examination of the history, myths and legends of the peoples of Mesoamerica spanning almost 3000 years. Stories of sun-gods and blood sacrifice, of pyramids and temples, and of the fabulous treasuries of gold raided by the Spaniards have enthralled generations of readers. Architectural and cultural achievements range from the temple-pyramids and stone carvings of the Olmecs to the cities, trading networks and religious societies and systems of the Aztecs and Maya. This book contains startling revelations about the ancient peoples of Central America, including histories of the lands they conquered, the cities they built and the world they developed.

Studyguide for Ancient Mexico and Central America

Studyguide for Ancient Mexico and Central America
Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Pages: 278
ISBN: 1490220151
Available:
Release: 2013-05
Editor: Cram101
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again Virtually all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events are included. Cram101 Textbook Outlines gives all of the outlines, highlights, notes for your textbook with optional online practice tests. Only Cram101 Outlines are Textbook Specific. Cram101 is NOT the Textbook. Accompanys: 9780521673761

Studyguide for Ancient Mexico and Central America Archaeology and Culture History by Susan Toby Evans ISBN 9780500290651

Studyguide for Ancient Mexico and Central America  Archaeology and Culture History by Susan Toby Evans  ISBN 9780500290651
Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Pages: 370
ISBN: 149020475X
Available:
Release: 2013-01-01
Editor: Cram101
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again! Virtually all of the testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events from the textbook are included. Cram101 Just the FACTS101 studyguides give all of the outlines, highlights, notes, and quizzes for your textbook with optional online comprehensive practice tests. Only Cram101 is Textbook Specific. Accompanys: 9780500290651 .

Alcohol in Ancient Mexico

Alcohol in Ancient Mexico
Author: Henry J. Bruman
Pages: 158
ISBN: UOM:39015050466351
Available:
Release: 2000
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"Previously unpublished, the research presented here retains its relevance today, and the photographs offer a fascinating glimpse at a traditional world that has now almost vanished."--BOOK JACKET.

Ancient Civilizations of Mexico and Central America

Ancient Civilizations of Mexico and Central America
Author: Herbert J. Spinden
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9780486409023
Available:
Release: 2011-12-08
Editor: Courier Corporation
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Classic study of pre-Columbian civilizations in the New World. Maya, Olmecs, Toltecs, Aztecs, many others. History, gods, calendars, religions, ceremonies, more. 47 black-and-white plates. 86 text figures.

Pre Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America

Pre Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America
Author: Hasso Von Winning
Pages: 388
ISBN: 081094751X
Available:
Release: 196?
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Moments of Discovery

Moments of Discovery
Author: Kevin Winker
Pages: 401
ISBN: 0813044391
Available:
Release: 2013-01-01
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A delightful compilation of adventure and catastrophe as well as triumph and tragedy experienced by those who struggled valiantly to study the rich biodiversity of Middle America and anguished over its senseless destruction.--Floyd E. Hayes, Pacific Union College Each chapter is a mix of ingredients, a mortar, which contributes to the foundation of Middle American scientific inquiry of species, and their research little known to the wider audience, upon which future inquiry must stand. It's also great and fascinating reading!--Robert L. Norton, coeditor of An Inventory of Breeding Seabirds of the Caribbean Throughout the twentieth century, pioneering biological field work was conducted from Mexico through Panama by such giants in the field as Miguel Alvarez del Toro, Charles Sibley, John T. Emlen Jr., and many others. But the written reports and scientific papers detailing their discoveries leave out the adventure, sense of discovery, and unexpected humor of their time in the field. Moments of Discovery collects twenty autobiographical descriptions of the incongruous situations, captivating people and places, and the inevitable trials and tribulations that surround some of the greatest biological discoveries in Mexico and Central America from the 1930s through the 1990s. The anthology allows the entertaining and illuminating events that have mostly lived in oral history to be read and enjoyed by a broad audience. A significant contribution to the history of biological exploration, this book is a must-read for anyone considering biological field work in the region--or the amateur, armchair fieldworker who wonders what those trips were really like. Kevin Winker is curator of birds and professor of biology and wildlife at the University of Alaska Museum and the Institute of Arctic Biology at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks.