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Maya history and religion

Author: J Eric S Thompson; Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, 1970.
Series: Civilization of the American Indian series, v. 99.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In this ethno-historical approach to Maya history and religion, the author correlates data from colonial writings and observations of the modern Indian with archaeological information in order to extend and clarify the panorama of Maya culture.--From publisher description.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Eric S Thompson; Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 0806108843 9780806108841
OCLC Number: 177832
Description: xxx, 415 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Putun (Chontal Maya) expansion in Yucatan and the Pasión drainage --
The Maya central area at the Spanish conquest and later : a problem in demography --
The eastern boundary of the Maya area : placements and displacements --
Tobacco among the Maya and their neighbors --
Trade relations between Maya highlands and lowlands --
Lowland Maya religion : worship --
Lowland Maya religion : the major gods --
Lowland Maya religion : less known and alien gods --
Maya creation myths.
Series Title: Civilization of the American Indian series, v. 99.
Responsibility: J. Eric S. Thompson.

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In this ethno-historical approach to Maya history and religion, the author correlates data from colonial writings and observations of the modern Indian with archaeological information in order to extend and clarify the panorama of Maya culture.--From publisher description.

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