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The Maya

Author: Michael D Coe
Publisher: New York : Thames and Hudson, 1999.
Series: Ancient peoples and places (Thames and Hudson)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th ed., fully rev. and expandedView all editions and formats
"The Maya has long been established as the best and most readable introduction to the New World's greatest ancient civilization. In these pages Professor Coe distills a lifetime's scholarship for the general reader and student." "Now, for the sixth edition, Professor Coe incorporates the latest ideas and research in a fast-changing field. Spectacular tomb discoveries at the city of Copan reveal some of the early  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael D Coe
ISBN: 0500280665 9780500280669
OCLC Number: 40771862
Notes: "With 172 illustrations, 17 in color."
Erratum slip inserted.
Description: 256 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The earliest Maya --
3. The rise of Maya civilization --
4. Classic splendor : the early period --
5. Classic splendor : the late period --
6. The terminal classic --
7. The post-classic --
8. Maya life on the eve of the conquest --
9. Maya thought and culture --
10. The enduring Maya.
Series Title: Ancient peoples and places (Thames and Hudson)
Responsibility: Michael D. Coe.


An introduction to the Maya for the general reader and student. This revised edition incorporates recent ideas and research in the field, including reinterpretations in the light of new finds. A list  Read more...


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