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The world of the ancient Maya / by John S. Henderson.


Ithaca N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1981.
ISBN 0801412323

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Subjects Mayas.
Description 271 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Copyright Date 1981.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-267) and index.
Summary Explores the cultural tradition of the lost civilization of the Mayas.
Contents THE DISCOVERY OF THE MAYA -- The Spanish Conquest -- Rediscovery -- THE MAYA WORLD -- The Maya and their neighbours -- The Maya area -- Maya peoples -- The Northern Lowlands -- The Southern Lowlands -- The Highlands -- The Pacific Coast and slope -- THE MAYA WORLD ON THE EVE OF THE SPANISH CONQUEST -- The states of Northern Yucatan -- Acalan -- Tayasal -- Naco and the Sula Plain -- The Highland States -- THE MAYA UNIVERSE -- Time -- The Calendar -- Space -- Gods -- Divination and prophesy -- Iconography and writing -- ORIGINS -- Earliest Mesoamerica -- The transition to village farming -- The Archaic Period (7000 -- 2500 B.C.) -- The Preclassic Period (2500 B.C. -- A.D. 250) -- First village farmers (Early Preclassic Period: 2500 -- 1400 B.C.) -- The rise of civilization in the Intermediate Zone (Middle Preclassic Period: 1400 -- 400 B.C.) -- FOUNDATIONS OF MAYA CIVILIZATION -- The evolution of village societies (Middle Preclassic Period: 1400 -- 400 B.C.) -- The rise of Aristocracies and regional civic centers (Late Preclassic Period (400 B.C. -- A.D. 250) -- The Izapan World -- The Maya Lowlands -- Coordinate evolution -- CLASSIC MAYA CIVILIZATION -- The early Classic Period (A.D. 250 -- 600) -- The Lowlands -- The Highlands -- The Late Classic Period (A.D. 600 -- 1000) -- Demography and settlement -- Subsistence -- Economy, society, politics -- Regionalism -- Decline -- NEW ORIENTATIONS: THE POSTCLASSIC MAYA -- The Early Postclassic Period (A.D. 1000 -- 1200) -- The Lowlands -- The Highlands -- The Late Postclassic Period (A.D. 1200 -- 1525) -- PERSPECTIVES ON THE MAYA.
Geographic Area South America
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7464206
(OCoLC)ocm07464206
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WorldCat Identities Henderson, John S.
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