The Ancient Maya

Written By Heather Irene McKillop
The Ancient Maya
  • Publsiher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 11 May 2021
  • ISBN : 1576076962
  • Pages : 453 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 reviews
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Download or read book entitled The Ancient Maya by author: Heather Irene McKillop which was release on 11 May 2021 and published by ABC-CLIO with total page 453 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Thanks to powerful innovations in archaeology and other types of historical research, we now have a picture of everyday life in the Mayan empire that turns the long-accepted conventional wisdom on its head. * Includes numerous illustrations and drawings plus depictions of important artifacts such as the murals of Bonampak and the hieroglyphic stairway of Copan * Provides detailed maps of major Maya cities as well as other research sites

The Ancient Maya

The Ancient Maya
  • Author : Heather Irene McKillop
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 453
  • ISBN : 1576076962
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Summary : Thanks to powerful innovations in archaeology and other types of historical research, we now have a picture of everyday life in the Mayan empire that turns the long-accepted conventional wisdom on its head. * Includes numerous illustrations and drawings plus depictions of important artifacts such as the murals of Bonampak and ...

The Ancient Maya

The Ancient Maya
  • Author : Robert J. Sharer,Loa P. Traxler
  • Publisher : Stanford University Press
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 931
  • ISBN : 1576076962
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Summary : 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 ...

The Maya a Very Short Introduction

The Maya  a Very Short Introduction
  • Author : Matthew Restall,Amara Solari
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2020-08-13
  • Total pages : 160
  • ISBN : 1576076962
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Summary : The Maya forged one of the greatest societies in the history of the ancient Americas and in all of human history. Long before contact with Europeans, Maya communities built spectacular cities with large, well-fed large populations. They mastered the visual arts, and developed a sophisticated writing system that recorded extraordinary ...

The Maya Civilization

The Maya Civilization
  • Author : Louise Spilsbury
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-12-26
  • Total pages : 32
  • ISBN : 1576076962
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Summary : Uncover some of the most chilling practices of the Maya. This book explores all the gruesome details, from rituals and rites to battles and sieges, with a detail that young readers will love! Prepare to be horrified by the customs and culture of the Maya!...

Ancient Maya

Ancient Maya
  • Author : Arthur Demarest,Demarest, Arthur Andrew Demarest
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2004-12-09
  • Total pages : 373
  • ISBN : 1576076962
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Summary : In this archaeological study, Arthur Demarest brings the lost pre-Columbian civilization of the Maya to life. In applying a holistic perspective to the most recent evidence from archaeology, paleoecology, and epigraphy, this theoretical interpretation emphasizes both the brilliant rain forest adaptations of the ancient Maya and the Native American spirituality ...

The Maya

The Maya
  • Author : Michael D. Coe
  • Publisher : Thames & Hudson
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 280
  • ISBN : 1576076962
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Summary : "The gold standard of introductory books on the ancient Maya." Expedition"...

Archaeoastronomy and the Maya

Archaeoastronomy and the Maya
  • Author : Gerardo Aldana y V.,Edwin L. Barnhart
  • Publisher : Oxbow Books
  • Release Date : 2014-05-30
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 1576076962
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Summary : Archaeoastronomy and the Maya illustrates archaeoastronomical approaches to ancient Mayan cultural production. The book is contextualized through a history of archaeoastronomical investigations into Mayan sites, originating in the 19th century discovery of astronomical tables within hieroglyphic books. Early 20th century archaeological excavations revealed inscriptions carved into stone that also preserved ...

Maya hieroglyphic alphabet of Yucatan

Maya hieroglyphic alphabet of Yucatan
  • Author : William Bollaert
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1865
  • Total pages : 9
  • ISBN : 1576076962
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Summary : Read online Maya hieroglyphic alphabet of Yucatan written by William Bollaert, published by which was released on 1865. Download full Maya hieroglyphic alphabet of Yucatan Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Empires of the Maya

Empires of the Maya
  • Author : Jill Rubalcaba,Angela Keller
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 161
  • ISBN : 1576076962
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Summary : Long before European boats reached the shores of the Americas, sophisticated civilizations had already developed throughout the continents. The empire of the Maya, located in modern Mexico and Central America, influenced civilization there for centuries. The ancient Maya had fully developed the idea of the calendar, detailed a writing system, ...

Maya History and Religion

Maya History and Religion
  • Author : John Eric Sidney Thompson
  • Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Total pages : 415
  • ISBN : 1576076962
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Summary : In this volume, a distinguished Maya scholar seeks to correlate data from colonial writings and observations of the modern Indian with archaeological information in order to extend and clarify the panorama of Maya culture....

Handbook to Life in the Ancient Maya World

Handbook to Life in the Ancient Maya World
  • Author : Lynn V. Foster
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 402
  • ISBN : 1576076962
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Summary : This comprehensive and accessible reference explores the greatest and most mysterious of civilizations, hailed for its contributions to science, mathematics, and technology. Each chapter is supplemented by an extensive bibliography as well as photos, original line drawings, and maps....

The Maya

The Maya
  • Author : Judith Lechner
  • Publisher : Benchmark Education Company
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 32
  • ISBN : 1576076962
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Summary : "Explore the world of the ancient Maya"--Cover....

Exploring the Life Myth and Art of the Maya

Exploring the Life  Myth  and Art of the Maya
  • Author : Timothy Laughton
  • Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
  • Release Date : 2011-08-15
  • Total pages : 144
  • ISBN : 1576076962
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Summary : Presents an introduction to Mayan civilization, discussing its history, politics, art, religion, literature, philosophy, military, gods, and heroes....

Time Among the Maya

Time Among the Maya
  • Author : Ronald Wright
  • Publisher : Grove Press
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 453
  • ISBN : 1576076962
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Summary : The Maya created one of the world's most brilliant civilizations, famous for its art, astronomy, and deep fascination with the mystery of time. Despite collapse in the ninth century, Spanish invasion in the sixteenth, and civil war in the twentieth, eight million people in Guatemala, Belize, and southern Mexico speak ...

The Ancient Maya

The Ancient Maya
  • Author : Sylvanus Griswold Morley,Robert J. Sharer
  • Publisher : Stanford University Press
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Total pages : 892
  • ISBN : 1576076962
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Summary : "Comprehensive synthesis of ancient Maya scholarship. Extensive summary of the archaeology of the Maya world provides the historical context for a detailed topical synthesis of chronological and geographic variability within the Maya cultural tradition"--...