The Maya and Other American Civilisations by Charlie Samuels
  

Synopsis

The Maya and Other American Civilisations by Charlie Samuels

From building techniques and making textiles to creating accurate calendars and understanding the human body. Six books that show how each civilisation gradually developed their knowledge and applied it, making advances that would dramatically and permanently change how people lived. Covering the period from around 1000 BCE to 1550 CE, The Maya and Other American Civilisations looks at the technologies that were used in this area before European explorers and settlers arrived in South America. Including the Mayan calendars and pyramids, Aztec hieroglyphs and Inca writing systems, and developments in pottery, textiles, other crafts and weapons in this era. For readers aged 9+

About the Author

Charlie Samuels studied at the University of Oxford before beginning a career in publishing that has lasted over 20 years. He has written hundreds of articles and dozens of books for younger readers, particularly about historical, cultural and military subjects. He has also contributed to and edited many illustrated reference encyclopedias for the British and American markets. He lives in London, where his nephews and godchildren are happy to tell him how to be a better writer.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
48 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Charlie Samuels
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Publisher

Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

12th November 2015

ISBN

9781445142593


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