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    • Maya to Aztec: Ancient Mesoamerica Revealed

    • By: The Great Courses, Edwin Barnhart
    • Narrated by: Professor Edwin Barnhart Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin
    • Length: 23 hrs and 15 mins
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    Centuries ago, Spanish conquistadors searching for gold and new lands encountered a group of independent city-states in Mesoamerica. Sophisticated beyond the Spaniards' wildest imaginings, these people were the Aztecs, the Maya, and related cultures that shared common traditions of religion, government, the arts, engineering, and trade. In many ways more advanced than European nations, these societies equaled the world's greatest civilizations of their time.

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    • Everything you would ever want and more

    • By Mike Dowling on 03-22-15

    Regular price: $41.95

    • Lost Worlds of South America

    • By: The Great Courses, Edwin Barnhart
    • Narrated by: Professor Edwin Barnhart Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
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    Buried by the centuries on soaring mountain slopes and beneath arid deserts and lush jungles of South America, the remains of extraordinary, majestic civilizations-many unknown until recent decades-are now coming to light and raising tantalizing questions about what else may be awaiting discovery.Take an adventurous trek to these wilds of South America and the great civilizations of the ancients. In 24 eye-opening lectures, you'll take an in-depth look at the emerging finds and archaeological knowledge of more than 12 seminal civilizations.

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    • Lost Worlds Rediscovered

    • By L.L. on 09-30-14

    Regular price: $34.95