Gods of the Maya, Aztecs, and Incas

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MetroBooks, 1996 - Fiction - 112 pages
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With their universal themes of love, loss, and justice, myths, which define the values and customs of a particular society, continue to have meaning for us hundreds and even thousands of years after they were first told. The lavishly illustratd volumes in this series of mythological tales and beliefs from around the world explore the cultures of ancient Greece; Scandinavia; Ireland, Scotland, England, and Wales; the Far East; Native America; Africa, and Central and South America.

Gods of the Maya, Aztecs, and Incas reveals how the divine powers influenced the ancient civilizations of Central and South America.

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Contents

Through Spanish Eyes How the Myths Survived
9
The Maya World
15
The Aztec World
47
Copyright

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Has taught high school and college history for more than thirty years.

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