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The Genius of: The Maya By Izzi Howell

The Genius of: The Maya by Izzi Howell

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Summary

Exploring the major discoveries, inventions, influence and legacies of key periods in history

The Genius of: The Maya Summary

The Genius of: The Maya: Clever Ideas and Inventions from Past Civilisations by Izzi Howell

Which genius ideas and inventions began with the Maya? What did they develop that we use to this day? In this book, aimed at readers aged nine and over, find out how the Maya built their cities to suit the landscape and population, traded their resources and developed a complex system of writing. Discover their brilliant developments in farming, astronomy and cloth-making and how they have influenced the way we live today.

The Genius Of series helps children aged 9 plus to explore the major discoveries, inventions, influence and legacies of key periods in history. Titles in the 8-book series look at the genius of: the ancient Egyptians, the ancient Greeks, the Anglo-Saxons, the Benin Kingdom, the Maya, the Romans, the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages and the Vikings.

About Izzi Howell

Izzi Howell is the author and editor of over fifty children's books. She lives in East Sussex and enjoys learning languages, cooking and travelling around Europe.

Table of Contents

  • 1: The Maya
  • 2: Kings and society
  • 3: Trade
  • 4: Warfare
  • 5: Cities
  • 6: Buildings
  • 7: Writing
  • 8: Farming and food
  • 9: Astronomy
  • 10: The Mayan calendar
  • 11: The Mayan ballgame
  • 12: Art
  • 13: Clothes
  • 14: Glossary
  • 15: Timeline
  • 16: Index and Further Information

Additional information

GOR011407531
9781445161235
1445161230
The Genius of: The Maya: Clever Ideas and Inventions from Past Civilisations by Izzi Howell
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Hachette Children's Group
20190711
32
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