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 Sherman Library  F1435 .C72 2015    AVAILABLE  
Author Coe, Michael D., author.
Title The Maya / Michael D. Coe.
Edition Ninth edition.
OCLC 911848911
ISBN 9780500291887 (paper)
0500291888 (paper)
Publisher New York : Thames & Hudson, 2015.
Description 320 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
LC Subject heading/s Mayas -- Antiquities.
Indians of Mexico -- Antiquities.
Indians of Central America -- Antiquities.
Mexico -- Antiquities.
Central America -- Antiquities.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 308-313) and index.
Contents Introduction : The setting ; Natural resources ; Areas ; Periods ; Peoples and languages ; Climate change and its cultural impact -- The earliest Maya : Early hunters ; Archaic collectors and cultivators ; Early Preclassic villages ; The Middle Preclassic expansion ; Preclassic Kaminaljuyu ; The Maya lowlands ; The rise of Maya civilization : The birth of the calendar ; Izapa and the Pacific Coast ; The hero twins and the creation of the world (box) ; Kaminaljuyu and the Maya highlands ; The Peten and the Maya lowlands ; The Mirador region ; San Bartolo ; From Preclassic to Classic in the Maya lowlands ; Classic splendor: the Early Period : Defining the early classic ; Teotihuacan: military giant ; The Esperanza culture ; Cerén: a New World Pompeii? ; Tzakol culture in the central area ; Copan in the Early Classic ; The northern area -- Classic splendor: the Late Period : Classic sites in the central area ; Copan and Quirigua ; Tikal ; Calakmul ; Yaxchilan, Piedras Negras, and Bonampak ; The Petexbatun ; Palenque ; Comalcalco and Tonina ; Classic sites in the northern area: Rio Bec, Chenes, and Coba ; Art of the late classic -- The terminal classic : The great collapse ; Ceibal and the Putun Maya ; Puuc sites in the northern area ; The terminal classic at Chichen Itza ; Ek' Balam ; The Cotzumalhuapa problem ; The end of an era -- The Postclassic : The Toltec invasion and Chichen Itza ; The Itza and the city of Mayapan ; The independent states of Yucatan ; The central area in the Postclassic ; Maya-Mexican dynasties in the southern area ; The Spanish Conquest -- Maya life on the eve of the conquest : The farm and the chase ; Industry and commerce ; The life cycle ; Society and politics -- Maya thought and culture : Being religious ; Ordering the universe ; Gods and spirits ; Numbers and the calendar ; The sun and the moon ; The celestial wanderers and the stars ; The nature of Maya writing ; History graven in stone ; The great game ; A possessed world -- The enduring Maya : The new Spanish order ; The highland Maya, yesterday and today ; The Tsotsil Maya of Zinacantan ; The Yukateko Maya ; The War of the Castes ; The Maya of Chan Kom ; The Lakandon ; Uprising in Chiapas ; The great terror ; The Maya future -- Visiting the Maya area -- Dynastic rulers of classic Maya cities.
General note "213 illustrations, 28 in color."
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