Uxmal: Thrice Built City of the Maya

Check out this new Openendedsocialstudies documentary short, shot on location at Uxmal, a Maya ruin in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula.  This tour of the city is a great introduction to Maya culture and can be enjoyed by the casual viewer, the history buff, or in the classroom, in conjunction with our brand new (and totally free) unit on the ancient Maya.

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Stateless Peoples in Lands Far from Home

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The Maya: Illuminated Offspring of the Makers

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Cuba Libre: An Island in the Imperialist Sea

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The Andes, the Inca, the Spanish, and the Making of Modern South America

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Pungsu, the Art of Korean Geomancy

How does a society explain good and evil? How does it find balance and harmony with its surroundings? Is your society in harmony with nature?
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Adapted in part from open sources.

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