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The World of the Ancient Maya


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ISBN 10: 0801431832 / ISBN 13: 9780801431838
Published by Cornell University Press, Ithaca, 1997
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Illus., some in color. Square 8vo, tan boards, d.w. lightly soiled, top and bottom margins throughout slightly wavy. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, (1997). Bookseller Inventory # 261877

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Title: The World of the Ancient Maya

Publisher: Cornell University Press, Ithaca

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition:good

Dust Jacket Condition: very good(-)

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"General overview of the ancient Maya begins with summary discussions of the history of Maya studies, the environment and geography of the Maya world, and the European invasion. Text is devoted primarily to a synthesis of the history of Maya cultural traditions based primarily on archaeological data and complemented by epigraphic and ethnohistorical information"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57.

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John S. Henderson received his PhD from Yale University and is now a professor of anthropology at Cornell University, where he teaches both anthropology and archaeology. He has had many years of experience in Mexico and the rest of Central America and has also conducted field work in the United States, Peru, Cyprus, and Turkey.

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