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The World of the Ancient Maya

Henderson, John S.

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ISBN 10: 0801431832 / ISBN 13: 9780801431838
Published by Cornell Univ Pr, 1997
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Hardcover in dust jacket. Square 8vo. First printing of 2nd edition. Small chip on front free end page, else Fine condition. This edition illustrated with new photos. 329 pp. Heavy--may require additional postage if shipped other than domestic media mail. Bookseller Inventory # 70028

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Title: The World of the Ancient Maya

Publisher: Cornell Univ Pr

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: fine

Edition: Second edition

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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.http://www.loc.gov/hlas/

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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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