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Book 1  2  3 Suddenly in Mexico

    Book Details:
  • Author : Cristina Falcón Maldonado
  • Publisher : B.E.S. Publishing
  • Release : 2011
  • ISBN : 9780764145858
  • Pages : 0 pages

Download or read book 1 2 3 Suddenly in Mexico written by Cristina Falcón Maldonado and published by B.E.S. Publishing. This book was released on 2011 with total page 0 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: (back cover) Young Martin's grandfather was once a world explorer, and now he has given Martin a key that opens the door to his secret storeroom. That's where Grandpa keeps a very special travel album and a magic necklace that can transport Martin to different faraway places. In this book, Martin visits Mayan ruins in Teotihuacan, climbs the Pyramid of the Sun, and sees the Temple of the Feathered Serpent. In modern Mexico City, he watches a parade in which the men dress in fantastic animal costumes, and then he rides a boat through canals decorated with floating gardens that were originally created by the Aztecs. He also learns about the Day of the Dead celebration and visits a rain forest, where ancient Mayan ruins stand amid luxuriant tropical surroundings. Titles in this series: 1, 2, 3 Suddenly in Brazil 1, 2, 3 Suddenly in China 1, 2, 3 Suddenly in Egypt 1, 2, 3 Suddenly in Mexico

Book The Jaguar Prince

Download or read book The Jaguar Prince written by Eugene E. Whitworth and published by Varennes, Quebec : AdA. This book was released on 1998 with total page 0 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The year is 1536. The iron-coated Spanish Conquistadors under Hernando Cortez are attempting to use the Aztec tribes of Mexico to conquer the Mayan tribes in the Yucatan. The Mayan tribes are divided by a long-standing hatred between the Cocom Tribe and the Xiu Tribe. When the Jaguar Prince, greatest warrior of the Xiu Tribe, and the Princess Flower-of-Jade of the Cocom are held prisoners by the Aztecs, they fall hopelessly in love. These fate-tangled lovers are surrounded by impossibilities: strong gods that demand human sacrifice, old customs that deny personal choice, hatred between tribes, a priest of the Strong Gods who is in love with Flower-of-Jade, fear of the Men-in-Iron; and worst of all, the Mighty Cocom, father of Flower-of-Jade, who fancies himself as the rightful Emperor of all Yucatan and who hates Xiu, especially the Jaguar Prince. In racing prose, the author weaves a thread of personal family and tribal love that pulls and guides the mystic destinies of the star-crossed lovers toward a precious paradise on earth. Follow them as they try to lead the young toward the promise of a new life, free from laws born of ignorance and false religions.

Book Mark of the Jaguar

    Book Details:
  • Author : Mark F. Cheney
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release : 2014-05-01
  • ISBN : 1496908074
  • Pages : 290 pages

Download or read book Mark of the Jaguar written by Mark F. Cheney and published by AuthorHouse. This book was released on 2014-05-01 with total page 290 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Love the book. . . Am still dreaming of jaguars! If I were going to have a life-work, Id want it to be this one. You did good, my friend. Kerry Blair, author of COUNTING BLESSINGS, ANGELS BENDING NEAR THE EARTH, CLOSING IN and many other great books. MARK OF THE JAGUAR is a landmark novel, a Book of Mormon adventure AFTER 421 A.D. and before Columbus! The only Book of Mormon fiction regarding the time after the end of the Book of Mormon and before the arrival of Columbus. Based on real archaeological finds in Mesoamerica, the land of the Maya, this tale follows a young man as he is trained as a shaman, healer, scribe and stonecutter, as he accepts the challenge given by his old mentor from his death bed. Yax Kan will do what is needed to find the truth about Kukulkan, the white and bearded god represented by the feathered serpent. Who is he? Is he worthy of worship - even to the point of human sacrifice? Come join Yax Kan in some life-changing experiences that will thrill and delight!

Book Mayans  Aztecs and Incas

    Book Details:
  • Author : Linda J. Larsen
  • Publisher : Teacher Created Resources
  • Release : 1996-04
  • ISBN : 1557345953
  • Pages : 82 pages

Download or read book Mayans Aztecs and Incas written by Linda J. Larsen and published by Teacher Created Resources. This book was released on 1996-04 with total page 82 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This unit, designed for use with intermediate and junior high school students, centers on the Mayan, Aztec and Incan civilizations in Central and South America and contains literature selections, poetry, writing ideas, curriculum connections to other subjects, group projects and more. The literary works included are: The corn grows ripe / by Dorothy Rhoads -- Aztecs: the fall of the Aztec capital / by Richard Platt -- Secret of the Andes / Ann Nolan Clark.

Book Growing Up in Aztec Times

Download or read book Growing Up in Aztec Times written by Marion Wood and published by Troll Communications. This book was released on 1994 with total page 36 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Describes the daily life of the Aztecs, discussing life in the city, life in the country, education, food and drink, and other aspects.

Book Cross Cultural Trade in World History

Download or read book Cross Cultural Trade in World History written by Philip D. Curtin and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 1984-05-25 with total page 312 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The trade between peoples of differinf cultures, from the ancient world to the commercial revolution.

Book Forthcoming Books

Download or read book Forthcoming Books written by Rose Arny and published by . This book was released on 1990 with total page 1266 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book Ancient Mesoamerican Warfare

Download or read book Ancient Mesoamerican Warfare written by Kathryn M. Brown and published by Rowman Altamira. This book was released on 2003-10-07 with total page 386 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The understanding of warfare in ancient Mesoamerica has blossomed in recent years. In this volume, the authors use recent empirical studies to help us understand the patterns and nature of Mesoamerican warfare. Using evidence from ceramics, settlement pattern, epigraphy, ethnohistory, and ethnography, these projects define the martial nature of Mesoamerican societies and link it to ritual, political economy, and other cultural systems. The studies range from preclassic to post-contact and from Belize to Central Mexico. A comparison between this corpus and warfare studies in the American Southwest is also included. This volume will be of interest to Mesoamericanists and other archaeologists, anthropologists, and historians of ancient warfare.

Book Exploring Ancient Skies

    Book Details:
  • Author : David H. Kelley
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 2005-12-06
  • ISBN : 038726356X
  • Pages : 623 pages

Download or read book Exploring Ancient Skies written by David H. Kelley and published by Springer Science & Business Media. This book was released on 2005-12-06 with total page 623 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Exploring Ancient Skies brings together the methods of archaeology and the insights of modern astronomy to explore the science of astronomy as it was practiced in various cultures prior to the invention of the telescope. The book reviews an enormous and growing body of literature on the cultures of the ancient Mediterranean, the Far East, and the New World (particularly Mesoamerica), putting the ancient astronomical materials into their archaeological and cultural contexts. The authors begin with an overview of the field and proceed to essential aspects of naked-eye astronomy, followed by an examination of specific cultures. The book concludes by taking into account the purposes of ancient astronomy: astrology, navigation, calendar regulation, and (not least) the understanding of our place and role in the universe. Skies are recreated to display critical events as they would have appeared to ancient observers - events such as the supernova of 1054, the 'lion horoscope' or the 'Star of Bethlehem.' Exploring Ancient Skies provides a comprehensive overview of the relationships between astronomy and other areas of human investigation. It will be useful as a reference for scholars and students in both astronomy and archaeology, and will be of compelling interest to readers who seek a broad understanding of our collective intellectual history.

Book Seven Circles 1  Circle at Center

Download or read book Seven Circles 1 Circle at Center written by Douglas Niles and published by Penguin. This book was released on 2000-06-01 with total page 400 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In the mystical realm of the Seven Circles, all creatures live in harmony within their own sphere. The noble centaurs live in the forests. The goblins and trolls lurk underground. And in the tranquil center the most evolved beings of all—the elves and the druids—dwell in a peace that has lasted from time out of mind. That is about to change. Disaffected members of all the races are gathering into a seditious force that may portend the fall of the Seven Circles into chaos. Strangers to brutality and warfare, the druids need a champion who can teach them to defend themselves. To this aim, they recruit warriors from a warlike world where only the strong survive. A primitive world where life lasts only as long as you can fight for it. A world called Earth. “Absolutely nobody builds a more convincing fantasy realm than Doug Niles.”—R.A. Salvatore, bestselling author of The Demon Awakens “Niles…writes so well that his characters come to life after only a few lines.” —Starlog

Book The Olmec   Their Neighbors

    Book Details:
  • Author : Matthew Williams Stirling
  • Publisher : Dumbarton Oaks
  • Release : 1981
  • ISBN : 9780884020981
  • Pages : 368 pages

Download or read book The Olmec Their Neighbors written by Matthew Williams Stirling and published by Dumbarton Oaks. This book was released on 1981 with total page 368 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Twenty-one papers on the Olmec were written for this volume in tribute to Matthew W. Stirling, "pioneer archaeologist, ethnologist, and the discoverer of the Olmec civilization."

Book Aztec Goddesses and Christian Madonnas

Download or read book Aztec Goddesses and Christian Madonnas written by Joseph Kroger and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2020-04-28 with total page 426 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The face of the divine feminine can be found everywhere in Mexico. One of the most striking features of Mexican religious life is the prevalence of images of the Virgin Mother of God. This is partly because the divine feminine played such a prominent role in pre-Hispanic Mexican religion. Goddess images were central to the devotional life of the Aztecs, especially peasants and those living in villages outside the central city of Tenochtitlan (present day Mexico City). In these rural communities fertility and fecundity, more than war rituals and sacrificial tribute, were the main focus of cultic activity. Both Aztec goddesses and the Christian Madonnas who replaced them were associated, and sometimes identified, with nature and the environment: the earth, water, trees and other sources of creativity and vitality. This book uncovers the myths and images of 22 Aztec Goddesses and 28 Christian Madonnas of Mexico. Their rich and symbolic meaning is revealed by placing them in the context of the religious worldviews in which they appear and by situating them within the devotional life of the faithful for whom they function as powerful mediators of divine grace and terror.

Book Encyclopedia of World Religions

Download or read book Encyclopedia of World Religions written by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. and published by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.. This book was released on 2008-05-01 with total page 1200 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A guide to the religions of the world and to the concepts, movements, people, and events that have shaped them. It includes features such as: entries on religious movements and concepts, historical and legendary figures, divinities, religious sites and ceremonies; images that show sacred places, vestments, rituals, objects, and texts; and more.

Book Origins of Religious Art   Iconography in Preclassic Mesoamerica

Download or read book Origins of Religious Art Iconography in Preclassic Mesoamerica written by Ethnic Arts Council of Los Angeles and published by [Los Angeles] : UCLA Latin American Center Publications. This book was released on 1976 with total page 204 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book The New Encyclopaedia Britannica  Index

Download or read book The New Encyclopaedia Britannica Index written by and published by . This book was released on 1998 with total page 1230 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book History of the Conquest of Mexico

Download or read book History of the Conquest of Mexico written by William Hickling Prescott and published by . This book was released on 1886 with total page 516 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book The American Southwest and Mesoamerica

Download or read book The American Southwest and Mesoamerica written by Jonathon E. Ericson and published by Springer Science & Business Media. This book was released on 2013-11-11 with total page 310 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Regional approaches to the study of prehistoric exchange have generated much new knowledge about intergroup and regional interaction. The American South west and Mesoamerica: Systems of Prehistoric Exchange is the first of two volumes that seek to provide current information regarding regional exchange on a conti nental basis. From a theoretical perspective, these volumes provide important data for the comparative analysis of regional systems relative to sociopolitical organization from simple hunter-gatherers to those of complex sociopolitical entities like the state. Although individual regional exchange systems are unique for each region and time period, general patterns emerge relative to sOciopolitical organization. Of significant interest to us are the dynamic processes of change, stability, rate of growth, and collapse of regional exchange systems relative to sociopolitical complexity. These volumes provide basic data to further our under standing of prehistoric exchange systems. The volume presents our current state of knowledge about regional exchange systems in the American Southwest and Mesoamerica. Each chapter synthesizes the research findings of a number of other researchers in order to provide a synchronic view of regional interaction for a specific chronological period. A diachronic view is also prOvided for regional interaction in the context of the developments in regional SOciopolitical organization. Most authors go beyond description by proposing alternative models within which to understand regional interaction. The book is organized by geographical and chronological divisions to pro vide units of the broader mosaic of prehistoric exchange systems.