The Maya / Edition 8

The Maya / Edition 8

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by Michael D. Coe
     
 

"The gold standard of introductory books on the ancient Maya."—ExpeditionSee more details below

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"The gold standard of introductory books on the ancient Maya."—Expedition

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780500289020
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Publication date:
01/31/2011
Series:
Ancient Peoples and Places Series
Edition description:
Eighth Edition
Pages:
280
Sales rank:
162,701
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Michael D. Coe is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at Yale University. His books include The Maya,Mexico, Breaking the Maya Code, Angkor and the Khmer Civilization, Reading the Maya Glyphs, and, with Sophie Coe, The True History of Chocolate.

Table of Contents

1Introduction11
2The earliest Maya41
3The rise of Maya civilization58
4Classic splendor : the early period86
5Classic splendor : the late period110
6The terminal classic161
7The post-classic177
8Maya life on the eve of the conquest204
9Maya thought and culture210
10The enduring Maya242
Visiting the Maya area256
Dynastic rules of classic Maya cities260

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