Maya to Aztec

Maya to Aztec

Ancient Mesoamerica Revealed

Audiobook CD - 2015
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Maya to Aztec: Ancient Mesoamerica Revealed immerses you in the epic story of the Mexico's history with 48 exhilarating half-hour lectures that cover the full scope of Mesoamerican history and culture. Your guide is Professor Edwin Barnhart, Director of the Maya Exploration Center and a noted archaeologist, explorer, and teacher, whose exploits include the discovery of a lost Maya city.
Publisher: ©2015
Prince Frederick, MD :, [Distributed by] Recorded Books
[Chantilly, Va.] :, Teaching Company,, [2015]
Edition: PDF workbook version.
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781501910623
1501910620
Characteristics: audio file,CD audio
digital,optical
4 3/4 in.
24 audio discs (24 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 PDF disc.
Additional Contributors: Teaching Company
Contents: The Maya, Aztecs, and Mesoamerica
Olmec civilization emerges
Olmec art as the mother culture
Olmec contemporaries
Mesoamerican plants, cuisine, and medicine
Early highland Maya: Izapa to Kaminaljuyu
Preclassic maya lowlands: El Mirador
The Popol Vuh: creation and hero twins
The great city of Teotihuacan
How the Maya mastered mathematics
The world's most elaborate calendar
Tikal: aspiring capital of the Maya world
Maya hieroglyphs: breaking the code
Maya astronomy and building orientations
The Dresden codex
Palenque: jewel in the west
Sacred geometry in art and architecture
Illuminating works of Maya art
Copan: jungle dynasty of the east
Calakmul: the mighty snake kingdom
The Mesoamerican ball game
Enigmatic west Mexico and shaft tombs
Classic Maya collapse: cities abandoned!
New cities of the terminal classic: Uxmal
Monte Alban and Zapotec rule over Oaxaca
The Mixtec rise: gold and epic stories
The great pyramid of Cholula and El Tajin
Cacaxtla murals and xochicalco
The Toltecs: role models or myth?
Chichen Itza: Maya capital of the Yucatan
League of Mayapan: Maya new world order
Mesoamerican religion
Aztec origins: arrival and rise of the Mexica
The Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan
Life in the Aztec world
How the Aztecs expanded their empire
Independent Tarascans: desert warriors
Paquime: northernmost Mesoamerican city?
Illuminating works of Aztec art
Tulum: Aztecs at the ancient Maya port city
First contact with Europe in Mesoamerica
The siege of Tenochtitlan
Conquest of the Maya and Landa's legacy
Fall of the last Maya kingdom: the Itza
The caste wars of Yucatan
Echoes of the past in Mexico
Maya survival and revival
Frontiers of Mesoamerican archaeology.
Summary: Maya to Aztec: Ancient Mesoamerica Revealed immerses you in the epic story of the Mexico's history with 48 exhilarating half-hour lectures that cover the full scope of Mesoamerican history and culture. Your guide is Professor Edwin Barnhart, Director of the Maya Exploration Center and a noted archaeologist, explorer, and teacher, whose exploits include the discovery of a lost Maya city.

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