DK Eyewitness Books: Aztec, Inca & Maya: Discover the World of the Aztecs, Incas, and Mayas their Beliefs, Rituals, and Civilizations
(DK Children, Aug. 15, 2011)
The ancient Aztecs are among the most amazing civilizations to ever walk the Earth. This spectacular visual guide chronicles their fascinating history in South America and why their legacy lives on to this day. Journey back in time to experience the rise and fall of the Aztecs, as well as other Mesoamerican peoples, including the Incas and Mayas. You’ll explore their vast empires and lost worlds in spectacular detail, and meet their gods and goddesses and marvel at their precious stones. Join them farming and hunting, team up for sports and games, taste the food and drink, and dance at their celebrations. Then, after centuries of growth and progress, discover how the Spanish conquest brought these civilizations crashing to their knees.Perfect for kids, Eyewitness Aztec provides the complete picture of this civilization's history, capturing its enduring magic, mystery, and wonder. Part of DK’s best-selling Eyewitness series, this key title incorporates stunning colour images, infographics, statistics, quotations, and timelines. Whether you’re looking for homework help or all there is to know about the Aztecs, this book has got it covered.