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Publisher's Summary

In this captivating guide, you will discover why Maya have gained such worldwide admiration over the many other civilizations that existed in Mesoamerica at the time. You will learn how the Maya civilization developed, the major turning points in their 3,000-year-long history, the mysteries surrounding their demise, and some of the unique places where Maya exist to this day.
In the first part of this audiobook, you will discover the origins of the Maya civilization and the Mesoamerican cultures that may have influenced them. You will find out why Maya (out of all the different tribes that existed in the region at the time) have captured the imagination of the West so much. The audiobook will reveal how they lived, ate, slept, whom they worshipped, and how they used herbal medicines and hallucinogenic plants to treat the sick.
You learn about their trading routes and rivalries with another famous Mesoamerican tribe - the Aztecs. The audiobook will go into the decline of the Maya civilization and how their rivalries with the Aztecs aided the victory of the Spanish conquistadors in the 16th century, led by the famous Spaniard Hernán Cortés. You will also learn about the heroic efforts of the Maya to fend off the Spaniards, and why they were able to succeed at this task for much longer than the Aztecs.
The audiobook will also track down the Maya living today, a population that is still six-million strong and adhere to many of the traditions that their ancestors once held. The audiobook will also cover battle tales and gore of human sacrifice. All this and much more will be discussed so listen to this captivating audiobook now to learn more about the Maya Civilization.
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By Silvia Infante on 06-23-18

sweet past

loved it. I gained sweet understanding of the culture and encouraged to seek more . Thank you!

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By Mark on 10-23-17

History You need To Know

A fascinating history revealing book, well researched. My thanks to this author for this book and to the dealer at Amazon who made it available to me.

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By James on 11-30-17

The book will track down the Maya living today.

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The book will disclose many things as how they lived, ate, slept, whom they worshipped, and how they used herbal medicines and psychedelic plants to delicacy the vile. The book will also track down the Maya living today, a population that is still six-million strong and adhere to many of the traditions that their ancestors once held. In among the battle tales and gore of human sacrifice, you will get some delicious cocoa recipes, Maya-style, that you can make at home.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Cleveden on 12-04-17

It was new to me before listening to this book.

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This name was new to me and I was not sure about it then i got this book and listen, oh what a fabulous book and what great description provided by the author to me.

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