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The ancient Maya : new perspectives

Author: Heather Irene McKillop
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2004.
Series: Understanding ancient civilizations.
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This is an introduction to the Mayan civilization, including new interpretations and ongoing controversies. The book features examples of artifacts such as the murals of Bonampak and the Hieroglyphic Stairway of Copan.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McKillop, Heather Irene, 1953-
Ancient Maya.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2004
(DLC) 2003016239
(OCoLC)52706645
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Irene McKillop
ISBN: 1576076970 9781576076972 1576076962 9781576076965 1280712430 9781280712432
OCLC Number: 56558696
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 453 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Location of Maya area and environmental setting --
Historical and chronological setting --
Origins, growth, and decline of the Maya civilization --
Economics --
Social organization and social structure --
Politics --
Religion and ideology --
Material culture --
Intellectual accomplishments --
Major controversies and future directions in the study of the Maya civilization.
Series Title: Understanding ancient civilizations.
Responsibility: Heather McKillop.
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This is an introduction to the Mayan civilization, including new interpretations and ongoing controversies. The book features examples of artifacts such as the murals of Bonampak and the Hieroglyphic Stairway of Copan.

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