Art and Architecture of the Incas
An Illustrated History of the Arts, Crafts and Design of the First Peoples of South America, Shown in 250 Rich and Vibrant Photographs
Paperback ISBN: 1780191383
An illustrated history of arts, crafts and design of the first peoples of South America.
Aztec Thought and Culture
A Study of the Ancient Nahuatl Mind
Paperback ISBN: 0806122951
Translations of ancient Aztec documents reveal their thoughts on the origin of the universe, the nature of God, and the significance of art.
3rd Edition Paperback ISBN: 0500287910
Examines the history of these accomplished people through a review of the monuments and artifacts they left behind; exploring how their water-control projects worked, the purposes of their ceremonial centers, and the way they built their incredible ancient structures that still stand today.
The Conquest of the Incas
Paperback ISBN: 0156028263
This monumental work of history removes the Incas from the realm of legend and shows the reality of their struggles against the Spanish invasion. Winner of the 1971 Christopher Award. Index; photographs, maps, and line drawings.
An Archaeologist Excavates His Past
Hardcover ISBN: 0500051437
A foremost American archaeologist traces his more than four-decade career, describing his Harvard education, discoveries about ancient American civilizations, and travels to such regions as remote Guatemala, Russia, and Angkor Wat.
A Forest of Kings
The Untold Story of the Ancient Maya
Paperback ISBN: 0688112048
Tells the story of Mayan kingship from the beginning of its institution and the first great pyramid builders two thousand years ago to the decline of Maya civilization and its destruction by the Spanish
A Guide to Ancient Maya Ruins
Paperback ISBN: 0806119926
Illustrated descriptions, explanations, and appraisals of accessible Mayan ceremonial centers in Guatemala, Mexico, and Honduras, setting each of the twenty-four sites in its historical, cultural, and architectural context