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The Resource Handbook to life in the ancient Maya world, Lynn V. Foster ; foreword by Peter Mathews

Handbook to life in the ancient Maya world, Lynn V. Foster ; foreword by Peter Mathews

Label
Handbook to life in the ancient Maya world
Title
Handbook to life in the ancient Maya world
Statement of responsibility
Lynn V. Foster ; foreword by Peter Mathews
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This text offers an accessible presentation of the latest archaeological and historical research on all aspects of Maya society, from its earliest beginnings to the Spanish Conquest in the 16th century. It introduces the evolution of Maya civilization and the geography of the Pre-Columbian Maya, then describes society and government, warfare, religion and cosmology, art, funerary beliefs, architecture, arithmetic and astronomy, Mayan languages and writing, industry and trade, and daily life. Many b & w photos and illustrations are included. Foster is a freelance writer, research scholar, and adjunct faculty member in the Hispanic Studies Department of the University of Massachusetts-Boston
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Foster, Lynn V
Dewey number
972.81
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mayas
  • Mayas
Label
Handbook to life in the ancient Maya world, Lynn V. Foster ; foreword by Peter Mathews
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Facts on File, ©2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-366) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Maya civilization and archaeology -- Evolution of Maya civilization -- Geography of the pre-Columbian Maya -- Society and government -- Warfare -- Religion, cosmology, and art by Kaylee Spencer-Ahrens and Linnea H. Wren -- Funerary beliefs and customs -- Architecture and building -- Arithmetic, astronomy, and the calendar by Kaylee Spencer-Ahrens and Linnea H. Wren -- Written evidence by Ruth J. Krochock -- Economy, industry, and trade -- Daily life
Control code
ocm57319740
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 402 pages
Isbn
9780195183634
Lccn
2004030584
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)57319740
Label
Handbook to life in the ancient Maya world, Lynn V. Foster ; foreword by Peter Mathews
Link
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Facts on File, ©2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-366) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Maya civilization and archaeology -- Evolution of Maya civilization -- Geography of the pre-Columbian Maya -- Society and government -- Warfare -- Religion, cosmology, and art by Kaylee Spencer-Ahrens and Linnea H. Wren -- Funerary beliefs and customs -- Architecture and building -- Arithmetic, astronomy, and the calendar by Kaylee Spencer-Ahrens and Linnea H. Wren -- Written evidence by Ruth J. Krochock -- Economy, industry, and trade -- Daily life
Control code
ocm57319740
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 402 pages
Isbn
9780195183634
Lccn
2004030584
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)57319740

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