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Mesoamerica's ancient cities : aerial views of pre-Columbian ruins in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and Honduras

Author: William M Ferguson
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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"William Ferguson's classic photographic portrayal of the major pre-Columbian ruins of Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and Honduras is now available in a completely revised edition. Aerial and ground photographs give both armchair and actual visitors unparalleled views of fifty-one ancient cites. The restored areas of each site and their interesting and exotic features are shown within each group of ruins. The authors  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aerial photographs
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ferguson, William M.
Mesoamerica's ancient cities.
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)656688338
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William M Ferguson
ISBN: 0826328008 9780826328007 0826328016 9780826328014
OCLC Number: 46918564
Description: xii, 260 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Early Man in Mesoamerica --
Mesoamerican Civilization --
The Spanish Conquest --
Methods of Recovering the Past --
Central Mexico --
Teotihuacan --
Tula --
Cholula --
Xochicalco --
Cacaxtla --
El Tajin --
Chalcatzingo --
Valley of Oaxaca --
Monte Alban --
Mitla --
Yagul --
Dainzu --
Lowland Maya --
Tikal --
Quirigua --
Copan --
Belize Maya --
Altun Ha --
Caracol --
Maya Cities of Chiapas --
Palenque --
Comalcalco --
Yaxchilan --
Chinkultic --
Maya Numbers, Calendars, and the Long Count --
Guatemala Highlands --
Rio Bec Region --
Rio Bec B --
Becan --
Xpuhil --
Chicanna --
Puuc Region --
Uxmal --
Kabah --
Sayil, Xlapak, and Labna --
Chacmultun --
Etzna --
The Maya of Northern Yucatan --
Dzibilchaltun --
Mayapan --
Chichen Itza --
Coba --
Tulum --
Regional States and Empires in Ancient Mesoamerica.
Responsibility: William M. Ferguson and Richard E.W. Adams.
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