The genius of the Maya : innovations from past civilizations

by Howell, Izzi,

Format: Print Book 2020
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Non-Fiction j 972.81 How
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  j 972.81 How
 
 
Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 972 H83
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Collection  Children's Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 972 H83
 
 
Summary
Which innovative ideas and inventions began with the Maya? Find out how the Maya built their cities to suit the landscape and population, traded their resources, and developed a complex system of writing. Discover how their brilliant developments in farming, astronomy, and cloth-making still influence the way we live today.
Contents
The Maya
Kings and society
Trade
Warfare
Cities
Buildings
Writing
Farming and food
Astronomy
The Mayan calendar
The Mayan ball game
Art
Clothes.

Additional Information
Series Howell, Izzi. Genius of the ancients.
Subjects Mayas -- Juvenile literature.
Mayas -- Antiquities -- Juvenile literature.
Technological innovations -- Central America -- Juvenile literature.
Technological innovations -- Mexico -- Juvenile literature.
Civilization, Ancient -- Juvenile literature.
Publisher St. Catharines, ON ; New York, NY :Crabtree Publishing Company,2020
Audience Ages: 9-12.
Grades: 4-6.
Language English
Description 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 32) and index.
ISBN 9780778765752
077876575X
9780778765950
0778765954
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