Ever since Europeans first set foot on the American continent in 1492
the native people they came upon and their way of life have held a fascination which has lasted until the present day.
Studies of their religious beliefs
and systems of government have shed light on these civilisations that had grown and prospered over centuries.With a series of superb
many of which were specially commissioned in Mexico
Aztec brings to life the magnificent kingdoms of the Aztecs
Incas and Mayas
and the people who came before them.
Take a look inside an Inca weaving basket
marvel at the gold jewellery of the Mixtec people
and discover the intricate featherwork and textiles of the ancient Peruvians.Filled with information and superb photography
Aztec is a unique and exciting introduction to the peoples of Mesoamerica and the Andes - the world they lived in
who came before them
and how they lived.