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By Simon Martin, Nikolai Grube

«The perfect reference on Maya archaeology.» technology information in the back of the traditional towns of the Maya and their deserted artistic endeavors lie the turbulent tales in their ruling dynasties. one of many worlds maximum and strongest civilizations, the Maya skilled consistent clash in a panorama divided between a variety of kingdoms. severe rivalries, rapacious conquerors, and repeated dynastic defeat and breakdown are universal topics in lots of stories of this amazing civilization. the traditional Maya stay the most brilliant parts of research in international archaeology. clean discoveries within the box, including the continued strategy of hieroglyphic decipherment, suggest that details is continually coming to mild. This new edition of the one accomplished, kingdom-by-kingdom heritage of the traditional Maya brings the tale absolutely brand new with formerly unknown rulers and new glyphic readings, in addition to more information on international relations and conflict. 366 illustrations, 86 in colour

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