Ancient Mexico and Central America

Archaeology and Culture History


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ISBN: 9780500290668 Category:

Susan Toby Evans


• Wide-ranging and comprehensive coverage of every aspect of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica
• Chronological approach to the archaeology and history of all the major civilizations
• Forty special features analyse cultural aspects such as writing, the calendar, agriculture, burial and palace life
• Fluently written by a world expert in the field
• Clearly and carefully laid out to guide the student and reader through each topic
• Brilliantly illustrated with photographs, diagrams, reconstructions and maps
• The essential guide for students, scholars and travellers

The third edition also includes new special features and boxes on Figurines, Mesoamerican Culture Traits, Language, Maya Royal Tombs, Tikal and Tenochtitlan’s Population; thoroughly revised chapters on the Aztecs and the chronology of the period; and updated references that address the major new publications of recent years.

Additional information

Weight 1456 g
Dimensions 18.7 x 23 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 1 February 2013
Number of pages 624
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 18.7 x 23 cm
Weight 1456 g
Susan Toby Evans is Professor of Anthropology at Pennsylvania State University. She is a widely recognized expert in the field of Mesoamerican studies.