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Published: 07 July 2005

416 Pages | 9 maps, 91 halftones & line illus.

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780195183634

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Handbook to Life in the Ancient Maya World

Lynn V. Foster
Foreword by Peter Mathews

Here is a comprehensive and accessible reference to the greatest and most mysterious of civilizations, the ancient Mayan, hailed for its contributions to science, mathematics, and technology. The book focuses on recent groundbreaking discoveries while presenting the civilization's earlist beginnings to its conquest by the Spanish in the 16th Century. Each chapter is supplemented by an extensive bibliography as well as photographs. original line drawings, and maps.