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The Mystery of the Maya

Author: Raymond H McPheePenelope McPheeKenneth TreisterSoutheast Productions.Wombat Film & Video.All authors
Publisher: Evanston, IL : Wombat Film & Video : [Distributed by] the Altschul Group, 1990.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This program seeks answers to the three great mysteries of the Maya: their unusual choice of inhospitable areas for their cities, how they achieved such incredible knowledge, and why they abandoned their cities at the height of their brilliance. Mayan integration of beautiful architecture, art and society is reviewed, as well as their unusual and demanding religion.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond H McPhee; Penelope McPhee; Kenneth Treister; Southeast Productions.; Wombat Film & Video.; Altschul Group.; Journal Films, inc.
OCLC Number: 23673522
Notes: "Journal Films, inc.--Cassette label.
"9502CP."
Credits: Videographer, Ricardo Palavacino ; editors, Ricardo Palavacino, Walter Naar ; executive producer, Kenneth Treister.
Performer(s): Kenneth Treister.
Description: 1 videocassette (25 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: Southeast Productions ; producers, Raymond H. McPhee, Penelope McPhee ; director, Raymond H. McPhee ; writers, Kenneth Treister, Raymond H. McPhee, Penelope McPhee.

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This program seeks answers to the three great mysteries of the Maya: their unusual choice of inhospitable areas for their cities, how they achieved such incredible knowledge, and why they abandoned their cities at the height of their brilliance. Mayan integration of beautiful architecture, art and society is reviewed, as well as their unusual and demanding religion.

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