The Ancient Maya

The Ancient Maya

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The rich findings of recent exploration and research are incorporated in this completely revised and greatly expanded fifth edition of this standard work on the Maya people. New field discoveries, new technical advances, new successes in the decipherment of Maya writing, and new theoretical perspectives on the Maya past have made this new edition necessary.

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The rich findings of recent exploration and research are incorporated in this completely revised and greatly expanded sixth edition of this standard work on the Maya people.
The rich findings of recent exploration and research are incorporated in this completely revised and greatly expanded sixth edition of this standard work on the Maya people. New field discoveries, new technical advances, new successes in the decipherment of Maya writing, and new theoretical perspectives on the Maya past have made this new edition necessary.

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This reference traces the evolution of Maya civilization through the pre-Columbian era to the Spanish conquest in the 16th century. The chapters cover the environmental setting of the Mayans, archeological discoveries, and the economy, social, political and ideological aspects of ancient Maya. An epilogue describes first contacts with Europeans and the Spanish conquest. This sixth edition reflects new archeological discoveries about Maya in its expanded discussion of the evolution of Maya civilizations. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2006
Edition: 6th ed
ISBN: 9780804748179
0804748179
9780804748162
0804748160
Characteristics: xxxiv, 931 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Traxler, Loa P.

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