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Cities of Blood

Ackroyd, Peter (Book - 2004)
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History buffs, budding anthropologists, and anyone who loves a good story will enjoy the third installment of Peter Ackroyd's award-winning Voyages Through Time series. Cities of Blood takes readers inside the amazing traditions and gory rituals of the Olmecs, Mayas, and Aztecs of pre-Columbian civilization. Peter Ackroyd's Voyages Through Time is a series of highly illustrated nonfiction books that illuminate the world's defining eras of history - from our humble beginnings to the exploration of space.
Authors: Ackroyd, Peter, 1949-
Title: Cities of blood
Publisher: New York, NY : DK Pub., 2004
Edition: 1st American ed
Characteristics: 143 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ;,27 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Peter Ackroyd
Notes: Includes index
Contents: First sacred sites
Cities of stone
Enter the Aztecs
Life on the lake
Center of sacrifice
Rise and fall of the Aztecs
Mystery of the Maya
Maya scripts and the stars
Of kings and conquests
Lords of the Andes
Cities in the sky
Reference section
Timeline
Clues to the past
Ancient rulers
Pyramids and ancient gods
Glossary
Summary: History buffs, budding anthropologists, and anyone who loves a good story will enjoy the third installment of Peter Ackroyd's award-winning Voyages Through Time series. Cities of Blood takes readers inside the amazing traditions and gory rituals of the Olmecs, Mayas, and Aztecs of pre-Columbian civilization. Peter Ackroyd's Voyages Through Time is a series of highly illustrated nonfiction books that illuminate the world's defining eras of history - from our humble beginnings to the exploration of space.
ISBN: 9780756607296
0756607299
Branch Call Number: j 972.018 A182c 2004
Subject Headings: Indians of South America Juvenile literature Indians of Mexico Juvenile literature Indians of Central America Juvenile literature South America Civilization Juvenile literature Central America Civilization Juvenile literature Incas History Juvenile literature Mayas History Juvenile literature Aztecs History Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Indians of South America
Indians of Mexico
Indians of Central America
Incas
Mayas
Aztecs
LCCN: 2004302404
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Cities of Blood takes readers inside the amazing traditions and gory rituals of the Olmecs, Mayas, and Aztecs of pre-Columbian civilization.


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