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Lost kingdoms of the Maya

Author: Gene S Stuart; George E Stuart; National Geographic Society (U.S.). Book Division.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : The Society, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This new National Geographic book spans the 4,000-year-old history of the Maya, who developed one of the most remarkable civilizations in pre-Colombian America. The authors detail the painstaking work of reconstructing and deciphering the intricate hieroglyphs left behind by Mayan scribes--records that have led to wondrous discoveries.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Illustrated works
Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stuart, Gene S.
Lost kingdoms of the Maya.
Washington, D.C. : The Society, ©1993
(OCoLC)657038994
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gene S Stuart; George E Stuart; National Geographic Society (U.S.). Book Division.
ISBN: 0870449281 9780870449284 087044929X 9780870449291
OCLC Number: 27012239
Description: 248 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 29 cm
Contents: Discovery --
"Proud mansions" --
A cosmic view --
The cities --
The people --
The arts --
The builders --
Religion and ritual --
Breaking the code --
The calendar --
The merchants --
Conquest --
A long surrender --
Today --
The living Maya.
Responsibility: by Gene S. Stuart and George E. Stuart ; prepared by the Book Division of the National Geographic Society.

Abstract:

This new National Geographic book spans the 4,000-year-old history of the Maya, who developed one of the most remarkable civilizations in pre-Colombian America. The authors detail the painstaking work of reconstructing and deciphering the intricate hieroglyphs left behind by Mayan scribes--records that have led to wondrous discoveries.

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