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By Robert J. Sharer

Experience lifestyle in Maya civilization, from its earliest beginnings to the Spanish conquest within the sixteenth century. Narrative chapters describe Mayan political lifestyles, financial system, social constitution, faith, writing, war, and clinical tools. Readers will discover the Mayan calendar, counting process, looking and amassing equipment, language, and family members roles and relationships. A revised and multiplied version in response to the most recent archaeological learn, this quantity deals new interpretations and corrects renowned misconceptions, and indicates how the Maya tailored to their atmosphere and preserved their tradition and language over millions of years. Over 60 photographs and illustrations, a number of of recent archaeological websites, increase the cloth, and an extended source heart bibliography contains websites and DVDs for additional learn. The ultimate bankruptcy discusses what Maya civilization potential for us at the present time and what we will be able to research from Maya achievements and screw ups. A first-stop reference resource for any pupil of Latin American and local American heritage and culture.

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