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Daily Life in Maya Civilization

Daily Life in Maya Civilization
Author: Robert J. Sharer
ISBN 13: 9780313293429
ISBN 10: 313293422
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Greenwood
Publication Date: 1996-09-09
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 256
List Price: $57.95

The most comprehensive coverage and latest discoveries about the way of life of the Maya.

Library Journal

In this update to the 1996 edition, Sharer (Quirigua) includes scholarship from newly deciphered Maya writings and from fresh archaeological discoveries in the lowland, highland, and Pacific Coast areas. Special attention has also been paid to the Early Maya segment, reflecting an upsurge in relevant scholarship. The book's 13 chapters move through the Maya civilization's 13,000-year social, economic, and cultural development. Also offered is a thought-provoking consideration of Maya civilization and the lessons it can impart to contemporary Western society. An absorbing read.