Life in Ancient South America (Peoples of the Ancient World) (Hardcover)

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The ancient Incas developed a government based on the conquest of neighboring communities, at the same time preserving the local customs and traditions of the cultures that came before. Beautiful images portray the land now known as Peru, as well as the astounding people who lived there prior to the arrival of the Spanish. Topics include - the Moche and Nazca peoples - agricultural innovations, including irrigation and terraced farming - Nazca geoglyphs and ray centers - record-keeping when most could not read or write - mummification, textile weaving, pottery, ancestor and nature worship - the extensive Inca road network Teacher's guide available.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780778720423
ISBN-10: 077872042X
Publisher: Crabtree Classics
Publication Date: March 15th, 2005
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Peoples of the Ancient World