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Seller ID: 9780684852096
This unique and extraordinary guide to seven major sites of Maya civilization highlights the pioneering work of two great scholars of ancient America. For readers at every level -- from the casual tourist to the serious student -- "The Code of Kings" relies on Linda Schele and Peter Mathews's revolutionary work in the decipherment of the hieroglyphs that cover the surfaces of Maya ruins to give us a far clearer picture of Maya culture than we have ever had. Richly illustrated with line art and the incomparable photography of Justin Kerr and Macduff Everton, "The Code of Kings" is a landma... View more info
By: "Wolf, Eric"
Publisher: University of Chicago Press:
Seller ID: 9780226905006
"Wolf drew on anthropology, archaeology, history, and geography to mold a magnificent, sweeping, and beautifully written synthesis. With style and deep personal engagement he unraveled the complexity of Mexico and Guatemala's past with its multiple ethnicities, many languages, and environmental diversity. . . . Armies of graduate students have challenged many of the details, but the book stands as a monument to a time when social scientists were able to think large thoughts and write elegant English"--"Foreign Affairs," Significant Books of the Last 75 Years. View more info
Publisher: Honduras, Nuevo Sol Publicaciones: 1990
Edition: "(2nd edition, 1992)"
Seller ID: 7-1T009
Condition: VERY GOOD+
"As new except for light rubbing to covers. Dual language (Spanish/ English). ""accurate, first-hand narrative:...history, legend, and personal testimonials... the story of a group of ethnic Hondurans…some 230,000 strong, living in 51 separate villages along the Caribbean coast from Belize to Nicaragua..."" " View more info