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The ancient Maya : new perspectives

Author: Heather Mackillop
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publ. as a Norton paperbackView all editions and formats
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Examines the debates concerning Maya hieroglyphs, the Maya economy, and the conflicting theories behind the enigmatic collapse of the Maya civilization.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Mackillop
ISBN: 0393328902 9780393328905
OCLC Number: 835640599
Notes: Introduction -- 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.
Description: xvii, 451 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Heather McKillop.

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Examines the debates concerning Maya hieroglyphs, the Maya economy, and the conflicting theories behind the enigmatic collapse of the Maya civilization.

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