(Audiobook) Handbook to Life in the Ancient Maya World

Viewing 1 post (of 1 total)
  • Author
    Posts
  • #12336
    witenberg
    Participant

    Handbook to Life in the Ancient Maya World
    (Facts On File Library Of World History)
    by Lynn Vasco Foster

    🔗 Handbook to Life in the Ancient Maya World · Click Here 🔗

    • Release date: July 7, 2005
    • Series: Facts On File Library Of World History
    • ISBN: 9780195183634 (0195183630)
    • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
    • Author: Lynn Vasco Foster
    • Genres: history
    • Format: paperback, 416 pages
    • Language: english

    About The Book

    The ancient Mayan civilization of southern Mexico and northern Central America has long been described as “mysterious,” even though scholars have been studying this culture for hundreds of years. Our view of the Maya has changed dramatically based on the various findings of these scholars; what were once thought of as “vacant ceremonial centers,” inhabited by only a few calendar priests and used as places of ritual by the surrounding peasant farmers, have now been redefined as ancient thriving cities of thousands of Maya. Hierogliphic inscriptions, once thought to be astrological mumbo-jumbo, now read as names of historical individuals and the cities they ruled.

    The Handbook to Life in the Ancient Maya World provides a comprehensive and accessible reference to the greatest and most mysterious of civilizations, 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. Different sections include civilization and archaeology, evolution, geography, society and government, astronomy and the calendar, funerary beliefs and customs, and many more,

    EPUB ebook Handbook to Life in the Ancient Maya World by Lynn Vasco Foster buy. FB2 Handbook to Life in the Ancient Maya World download iOS on Barnes & Noble. Hardback book Handbook to Life in the Ancient Maya World on Android on Powells.

    PDF book Handbook to Life in the Ancient Maya World Lynn Vasco Foster read online. Online Handbook to Life in the Ancient Maya World Lynn Vasco Foster buy cheap on Amazon. TXT ebook Handbook to Life in the Ancient Maya World for reader.

Viewing 1 post (of 1 total)
  • You must be logged in to reply to this topic.