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  • By: Captivating History
  • Narrated by: David Patton
  • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
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By: Captivating History
Narrated by: David Patton
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Summary

Did you know the Mayans used saunas for healing purposes? 

In the past decade or two, there has been an upsurge of interest in Maya history. This was partly fueled by the mythical Maya prediction of the end of the world in 2012, which for a short period of time put this civilization under the media spotlight. 

But there is much more to their culture than the common misconception about their calendar. You see, this is one of the most important and most influential civilizations of the whole Mesoamerican region. The Mayans did not only make achievements in the field of astronomy; they also made revolutionary accomplishments in agriculture, engineering, and communications. 

In this new Captivating History audiobook, you will discover amazing little-known facts about the Mayans as well as the truth about their remarkable history. 

Maya History: A Captivating Guide to the Maya Civilization, Culture, Mythology, and the Maya Peoples’ Impact on Mesoamerican History includes: 

  • Revolutionary findings provided by modern archaeological detective techniques
  • A simple explanation of the Maya civilization and its location
  • Fascinating discoveries of Maya art
  • Remarkable insights into the Maya government and society
  • A startling exploration of the Mayans everyday life
  • Amazing insights into myths, legends, gods, and beliefs of the Maya people, including shocking findings related to human sacrifice
  • Warfare
  • The Spanish Conquest and its impact
  • From colonial times to today
  • And much, much more!

So listen to this audiobook now if you want to go on a remarkable journey into the history of the Maya civilization!

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Great introduction to the Maya

A good starting point to learn about the Maya. The narrator is a bit odd though. He is easy to listen to, until you hear the breath he takes before he starts every sentence that you then can't unhear. It sounds like it has been edited but cuts in half way through the breath...bizarre! Enjoyed listening overall though.

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  • Theresa
  • 18-08-21

Wonderful!

Very informative and well written
I highly recommend this book to anyone wanting to learn about the history of the Maya

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  • KTMeg
  • 03-08-20

Mispronunciations abound

Very detailed history with many place names and plain English words mispronounced. It sounded as though the reader had no coaching at all on place names.

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  • pelsori
  • 18-10-18

The author did an excellent job of writing

it is an excellent starting point for delving into the subject of Mesoamerica. Allowing them to find where to start looking on the subject.

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  • light
  • 18-10-18

Very suggest this book

Thanks to author. The is an elegantly composed book that investigates the Mayan individuals and their history. An extremely fascinating book that is anything but difficult to peruse and never gets long or exhausting.

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  • Abigale
  • 18-10-18

Superb history book

There is every single information about Mayan civilization. Really spend a very good time. This book is ideal for individuals who are into this sort of book and for the individuals who need to know more data about this subject this book will be extremely convenient for you all.

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  • jhon carry
  • 18-10-18

Incredible

Great book about the Maya civilization. I did not know much about them but this book filled in the holes. Excellent research and easy to follow. Highly recommend this book.

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  • Sophia
  • 18-10-18

Hope you must find this book useful

This AUDIObook is a very brief version of the Mayan civilization. A good and quick history of the Maya. It was an interesting BOOK. Love learning new things, and this definitely kept me LISTENING.

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  • Levi
  • 18-10-18

Visual aids very helpful


This book is a real masterpiece. It helps me to gather knowledge about ancient people. You will get finish data about those occasions from this book. My involvement with this book is fascinating. Prescribed to all from my side. Very informative.

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  • Scaty
  • 18-10-18

An excellent book for a beginner


Have you always wanted to learn about the great Inca Empire, but your schoolteachers refuse to listen? Are you confused between Inca, Aztec, and Maya? Do you want to learn how the Inca people were unique from their Mesoamerican predecessors? Could you even draw the Inca Empire on a map? get this book then you will know the answers to all these questions.

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  • Lisa marry
  • 18-10-18

all you need to know

An interesting book has heard this theory for a long time. a very wonderful and informative audiobook. Still, it has a handsome cover and it's a wonderful book and reference tome. Highly recommended. :.