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Mexico : from the Olmecs to the Aztecs

Author: Michael D Coe; Rex Koontz
Publisher: New York : Thames & Hudson, 2002.
Series: Ancient peoples and places (Thames and Hudson)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th ed., rev. and expandedView all editions and formats
An illustrated history of the pre-Spanish civilizations of Mexico, beginning with the early hunters and continuing through the Aztecs; covering early village life, the rise of Olmec civilization, archaeological findings, Aztec society, and other topics.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael D Coe; Rex Koontz
ISBN: 050028346X 9780500283462
OCLC Number: 50131575
Description: 248 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Early hunters --
The archaic period --
THe preclassic period: early villagers --
The preclassic period: early civilizations --
The classic period --
The epiclassic period --
The post-classic period: the toltec state --
The post-classic period: rival states --
The Aztecs in 1519.
Series Title: Ancient peoples and places (Thames and Hudson)
Responsibility: Michael D. Coe & Rex Koontz.


The fifth edition of this standard guide to the ancient civilizations of Mexico. Recent discoveries are given full coverage, with a new chapter covering the Classic period collapse, and revised  Read more...


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'A pioneering synthesis' - Antiquity 'Compendious... the first history that puts the subject in its full geographical and climatic context... Coe has done admirably' - Times Literary Supplement Read more...

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