THE AMERICAS BEFORE THE EUROPEANS
THE WORLD: A Television History
This episode looks at how the Maya, Aztec, and Inca civilizations of Central and South America built magnificent cities, with paved roads, universities, and majestic places of worship. The pre-Columbian empires are re-created as the program probes the reasons the empires were unable to withstand conquest by Spanish explorers.
Network Television Production
7 and up
Color and black-and-white