Shows how the ancient Mayan people lived by describing their social, economic, political, religious, and cultural life, and looks at how archaeologists learn about ancient civilizations.
Table of Contents
Who were the Maya? How do we know about the Maya? History in pictures and words Writing Building a civilization Maya government What did the Maya believe? Ceremonies and temples The Maya calendar Medicine and healing Family life Clothing Growing up and going to school Living on the land The farming year Maya homes Cooking and eating Sports and games A Maya city Architects and builders Crafts and trades Buying and selling Transportation and trade Weapons and warfare Height of the Maya civilization The Spanish Conquistadores Decline of the Maya civilization Spanish rule.