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            American history: pre-Columbian period, BCE to c 1500

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            The First Maya Civilization: Ritual and Power Before the Classic Period
             

            The First Maya Civilization: Ritual and Power Before the Classic Period (Paperback, New edition)

            By Estrada-Belli, Francisco

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            Discusses the advances in our knowledge of the Preclassic Maya kings of Tikal and the emergence of their rainforest civilization, with new data on settlement, political organization, architecture, iconography and epigraphy supporting a contemporary theoretical perspective that ch...allenges prior assumptions.
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            ISBN 9780415429948
            Released NZ 4 Nov 2010
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Ancient Civilizations of Mesoamerica: A Reader

            The Ancient Civilizations of Mesoamerica: A Reader (Hardback)

            Edited by Smith, Michael E.; Masson, Marilyn A.

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            The region of Mesoamerica, extending from central Mexico through Honduras and El Salvador, was home to a variety of advanced civilizations in ancient times. This reader contains 25 chapters written by scholars that explore the nature of these ancient Mesoamerican civilizations.

            ISBN 9780631211150
            Released NZ 14 Jan 2000
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Peoples of America
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            The Ancient Maya of Mexico: Reinterpreting the Past of the Northern Maya Lowlands
             

            The Ancient Maya of Mexico: Reinterpreting the Past of the Northern Maya Lowlands (Hardback)

            By Braswell, Geoffrey E.

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            The aim of The Ancient Maya of Mexico is to present the results of new and important archaeological, epigraphic, and art historical research in the Mexican states of Yucatan, Campeche, and Quintana Roo to a broad audience of scholars, students, and educated laymen who are interes...ted in the ancient Maya.
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            ISBN 9781908049315
            Released NZ 1 Mar 2012
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Approaches to Anthropological Archaeology
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            Empire And Others: British Encounters With Indigenous Peoples 1600-1850
              

            Empire And Others: British Encounters With Indigenous Peoples 1600-1850 (Hardback)

            By Daunton, Professor M.; Halpern, Rick

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            The forging of a British identity in the 17th and 18th centuries was also played out in North America, the Caribbean, Australia and New Zealand. This text integrates the history of these areas with British and imperial history.

            ISBN 9781857289916
            Released NZ 31 Dec 1998
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series The Neale colloquium in British history
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            Historical Dictionary of the Spanish Empire, 1402-1975
              

            Historical Dictionary of the Spanish Empire, 1402-1975 (Hardback)

            Edited by Olson, James S.; Slick, Samuel L.

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            Looks at the process by which Spain extended its influence throughout the modern world, with more than 1200 brief descriptive essays covering colonies, individuals, institutions, legislation, treaties, conferences, wars, revolutions, technologies, social and religious groups, and... battles.
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            ISBN 9780313264139
            Publisher ABC-CLIO
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            Archaeology of Ancient Mexico and Central America: An Encyclopedia
             

            Archaeology of Ancient Mexico and Central America: An Encyclopedia (Paperback)

            Edited by Evans, Susan Toby; Webster, David

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            An encyclopedia in English devoted to pre-Columbian archaeology of the Mesoamerican culture area. In more than 500 articles by the major experts in the field, it brings the scholarship to an examination of regional environments and their cultural evolution.

            ISBN 9780415873994
            Released NZ 19 Nov 2009
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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            The Incas: New Perspectives
              

            The Incas: New Perspectives (Hardback, illustrated edition)

            By McEwan, Gordon Francis

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            Lacking a written language, hard metals, the wheel, or draught animals, the Incas forged one of the greatest imperial states in history. This is a portrait of the ancient Andean empire from the earliest stages of its development to its final capitulation to Pizzarro in the mid-16...th century.
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            ISBN 9781851095742
            Publisher ABC-CLIO
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            Series Understanding Ancient Civilizations
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            Prehistoric America: An Ecological Perspective
             

            Prehistoric America: An Ecological Perspective (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd New edition)

            Edited by Makowski, Piotr

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            The cultural parallels between widely separated but environmentally similar regions are often extraordinary, yet these parallels are discounted by anthropologists on the basis that they ignore a large mass of less similar data

            ISBN 9780202330792
            Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9780202363363
            Released NZ 30 Jun 1980
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Inc
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            Polynesians in America: Pre-Columbian Contacts with the New World
               

            Polynesians in America: Pre-Columbian Contacts with the New World (Hardback)

            Edited by Jones, Terry L.; Storey, Alice A.; Matisoo-Smith, Elizabeth A.; Ramirez-Aliaga, Jose Miguel; Contributions by Clarke, Andrew C.

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            This book presents evidence of Polynesian settlement along the western coasts of North and South America prior to European contact - a controversial viewpoint throughout the last century. The contributors address the evidence offered by DNA, radiocarbon tests, comparative linguis...tics, the archaeological record, and oral tradition.
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            ISBN 9780759120044
            Publisher Misc - NZ/SP Publisher
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            The Incas and their Ancestors: The Archaeology of Peru

            The Incas and their Ancestors: The Archaeology of Peru (Paperback, Revised Edition)

            By Moseley, Michael E.

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            An introduction to the culture of ancient Peru, providing information on the indigenous farming communities, their religious rituals and the adaptations they had to make in order to survive extraordinary environmental extremes. This revised edition examines the latest archaeologi...cal discoveries.
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            ISBN 9780500282779
            Released NZ 2 Aug 2001
            Publisher Thames and Hudson (Australia)
            Interest Age 19+ years
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