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Books in the CBL
The Encyclopedia of Ancient Americas by Discover all about the everyday lives of early American peoples by investigating in turn the lost civilizations of the Aztec, Maya and Inca peoples of Central and South America, and the enduring Arctic and Native American Indian cultures of the North. Page by page, the story of each civilization unfolds to give an insight into the beliefs, traditions, crafts and survival skills of the past.
Call Number: 970.00497 ENC
Daily Life of the Incas by Lacking a written language, the ancient Incas provided clues to their society through art, architecture, and oral traditions. Using these aids, this book explores Inca life just before the arrival of Europeans, examining the diversions of the people, dress and diet, civil and social customs, ceremonial rites, art, and literature. 16 black-and-white illustrations.
Call Number: 985.019 BAU
DK Eyewitness - Aztec, Inca and Maya by Eyewitness: Aztec, Inca & Maya is a spectacular and informative guide to the rise and fall of the pre-Columbian cultures of the Aztecs, Incas, and Mayas, who built vast empires and left behind a legacy of mystery and wonder. Amazing color photographs offer children a unique "eyewitness" view of these incredible civilizations.
Call Number: 972.01 BAQ
Call Number: 970.016 WOO
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Aztec Daily Life
This link explores the daily life of Aztecs in relation to homes, food and drink, clothing, women, marriage, birth and babies, education, sports and games, and old age and death.
Daily Life, Aztec
This encyclopedia entry on Ancient and Medieval History database is from Handbook to Life in the Aztec World by Manuel Aguilar-Moreno. It provides very thorough coverage on content.
Spanish Conquest of the Aztec Empire
This book chapter is by Barbara A. Somervill in Empire of the Aztecs (2nd ed.), published in 2016.