Ancient Peoples and Places

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  1. Book ImageThe Incas

    Craig Morris, Adriana von Hagen

    In less than a century the Incas rose from obscure origins to build one of the largest empires of the ancient world.More

  2. Book ImageThe Incas

    Craig Morris, Adriana von Hagen

    "I know of no other book in English that provides such a good region-by-region description of the Inca empire."—Bill Sillar, Institute of Archaeology, University College LondonMore

  3. Book ImageThe Aztecs

    Richard F. Townsend

    Third Edition

    Richard Townsend gives the complete history of the Aztec civilization’s rise from humble nomads to empire builders.More

  4. Book ImageAncient Peoples of the American Southwest

    Stephen Plog

    Second Edition

    "A graphic, lucid account of the Anasazi, Hohokam, and Mogollon highlights how these ancient cultures evolved so successfully in response to their changing habitat."—Science NewsMore

  5. Book ImageThe Moundbuilders: Ancient Peoples of Eastern North America

    George R. Milner

    Nineteenth-century explorers of the American continent were amazed to find great monuments built of earth in the Eastern Woodlands.More

  6. Book ImageAngkor and the Khmer Civilization

    Michael D. Coe

    The ancient city of Angkor has fascinated Westerners since its rediscovery in the mid-nineteenth century.More

  7. Book ImageThe Hittites: And Their Contemporaries in Asia Minor

    J. G. Macqueen

    Revised and Enlarged Edition

    Appearing here in an updated paperback edition for the first time, J. G. Macqueen's study of the Hittites was hailed by reviewers in its original publication as "stimulating" and "outstanding."More