The Aztecs, Maya, and Their Predecessors

 
9780012639993: The Aztecs, Maya, and Their Predecessors

The Third Edition of this highly successful introduction to the archaeology of Mesoamerica includes full coverage of the Aztec and Maya areas in one volume. Beginning with the settling of the New World and continuing through the Spanish conquest of Mesoamerica in 1521, this completely updated textbook includes the deciphering of Maya hieroglyphs, the dynamic history of the Maya, the new royal tomb excavated at Copan, Honduras, important new discoveries at Rio Azul and Naj Tunich in Guatemala, and Caracol in Belize, ritual sacrifices on a massive scale revealed at Teotihuacan in central Mexico, and new material from Tula (Toltec capitol) and from the heart of Mexico City.

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The Third Edition of this highly successful introduction to the archaeology of Mesoamerica includes full coverage of the Aztec and Maya areas in one volume. Beginning with the settling of the New World and continuing through the Spanish conquest of Mesoamerica in 1521, this completely updated textbook contains the latest information on deciphering the Maya hieroglyphs and on excavations in Belize, Honduras, and Guatemala. News from Mexico, including the west, refocuses ideas on writing, architecture, murals, and the Olmec. This information reflects the work of a new generation of researchers whose recent discoveries have shed new light on many of the ideas that have shaped the last fifty years of Mesoamerican archaeology.

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This textbook provides full coverage of archaeology in the Aztec and Maya areas, and refocuses ideas on writing, architecture, murals, and the Olmec.

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