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The Resource Cities of blood, Peter Ackroyd

Cities of blood, Peter Ackroyd

Label
Cities of blood
Title
Cities of blood
Statement of responsibility
Peter Ackroyd
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
History buffs, budding anthropologists, and anyone who loves a good story will enjoy the third installment of Peter Ackroyd's award-winning Voyages Through Time series. Cities of Blood takes readers inside the amazing traditions and gory rituals of the Olmecs, Mayas, and Aztecs of pre-Columbian civilization. Peter Ackroyd's Voyages Through Time is a series of highly illustrated nonfiction books that illuminate the world's defining eras of history - from our humble beginnings to the exploration of space. Written in a fresh, bold narrative, this series is sure to become a publishing classic
Member of
Cataloging source
DPL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ackroyd, Peter
Dewey number
972/.018
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F1219.73
LC item number
.A25 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Voyages through time
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aztecs
  • Mayas
  • Incas
  • Central America
  • South America
  • Aztecs
  • Mayas
  • Incas
  • Indians of Central America
  • Indians of Mexico
  • Indians of South America
  • Aztecs
  • Mayas
  • Incas
  • Central America
  • South America
  • Central America
  • South America
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Cities of blood, Peter Ackroyd
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Prologue -- First sacred sites -- Cities of stone -- Enter the Aztecs -- Life on the lake -- Center of sacrifice -- Rise and fall of the Aztecs -- Mystery of the Maya -- Maya scripts and the stars -- Of kings and conquests -- Lords of the Andes -- Cities in the sky -- Reference section -- Timeline -- Clues to the past -- Ancient rulers -- Pyramids and ancient gods -- Glossary -- Index
Control code
ocm56579611
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
143 p.
Isbn
9780756607296
Lccn
2004302404
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
Stock number
1236017
Label
Cities of blood, Peter Ackroyd
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Prologue -- First sacred sites -- Cities of stone -- Enter the Aztecs -- Life on the lake -- Center of sacrifice -- Rise and fall of the Aztecs -- Mystery of the Maya -- Maya scripts and the stars -- Of kings and conquests -- Lords of the Andes -- Cities in the sky -- Reference section -- Timeline -- Clues to the past -- Ancient rulers -- Pyramids and ancient gods -- Glossary -- Index
Control code
ocm56579611
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
143 p.
Isbn
9780756607296
Lccn
2004302404
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
Stock number
1236017

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