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Titel: The Maya (Ancient Peoples and Places)
Verlag: Thames & Hudson Ltd
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0500273278 Third edition. Remainder mark bottom edge, else very good. Quality, Value, Experience. Buchnummer des Verkäufers BING95XD107
Inhaltsangabe: In this revised and expanded introduction to the Maya, 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 artistic and architectural splendours at this major site. New finds here and elsewhere entail a complete reinterpretation of the relationship between the warrior-kings of the classic Maya lowlands and Teotihuacan, the greatest city of pre-Conquest America. Continuing epigraphic breakthroughs - decipherments of Maya inscriptions - demonstrate vividly the shifting power blocs among the competing Maya city-states. Special features of this revised edition are a new guide to visiting the Maya area and lists of rulers for the major classic cities.
Über den Autor: Michael Coe is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and Curator Emeritus in the Peabody Museum of Natural History at Yale University. His many other books include Mexico (a companion to The Maya), The True History of Chocolate (with Sophie D. Coe), and Breaking the Maya Code, all published by Thames and Hudson.
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