Aztec, Inca & Maya by Elizabeth Baquedano; Michel Zabé

By Elizabeth Baquedano; Michel Zabé

Eyewitness: Aztec, Inca & Maya is a brilliant and informative advisor to the increase and fall of the pre-Columbian cultures of the Aztecs, Incas, and Mayas, who equipped big empires and left in the back of a legacy of puzzle and sweetness. striking colour images supply youngsters a special «eyewitness» view of those impressive civilizations.

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