Mexico : from the Olmecs to the Aztecs (Book, 2002) [University of Maryland, College Park]
skip to content
Mexico : from the Olmecs to the Aztecs Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

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
Summary:
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.
Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...

WorldCat

Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item

Details

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.

Abstract:

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...
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'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...

 
User-contributed reviews

Tags

All user tags (13)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.