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  • Ancient Maya Potteryby James John Aimers

    University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 79.95

    The ancient Maya produced a broad range of ceramics that has attracted concerted scholarly attention for over a century. Pottery sherds--the most abundant artifacts recovered from sites--reveal much about artistic expression, religious ritual, economic systems, cooking traditions, and cultural exchange in Maya society. Today, nearly every Maya archaeologist... more...

  • Crafting Prehispanic Maya Kinshipby Bradley E. Ensor

    University of Alabama Press 2012; US$ 34.95

    By contextualizing classes and their kinship behavior within the overall political economy, Crafting Prehispanic Maya Kinship provides an example of how archaeology can help to explain the formation of disparate classes and kinship patterns within an ancient state-level society. Bradley E. Ensor provides a new theoretical contribution to Maya... more...

  • John Lloyd Stephens and Frederick Catherwoodby Peter O. Koch

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00

    Daring exploits and astounding achievements were common for two 19th century adventurers--John Lloyd Stephens, a New York lawyer and best-selling author, and Frederick Catherwood, a London architect and renowned topographical artist. Separately, these explorers covered much of the same ground, touring Italy, Greece, Egypt, Arabia, and the Holy Land... more...

  • Los mayasby Bernard Baudouin

    De Vecchi Ediciones 1753; Not Available

    En la región que se extiende desde Chiapas hasta El Salvador, desde el litoral de Tabasco hasta Belice y Honduras, y en la península de Yucatán, los mayas construyeron una civilización brillante, que durante siglos alcanzó un gran nivel intelectual y cultural. Esta obra nos descubre esta civilización lejana y nos presenta: los orígenes de la cultura... more...

  • Maya Medicineby Marianna Kunow

    University of New Mexico Press 2012; US$ 30.00

    The entire process of traditional healing is examined in a small town in the Yucatán Peninsula near the ruins of Chichén Itzá, including the use of medicinal plants, massage, and ritual. more...

  • For Every Indio Who Fallsby Betsy Konefal

    University of New Mexico Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    By following indigenous organizing experiences at multiple levels--local, regional, national, and international--this book explores how some Mayas became involved in political activism and opposition to a repressive state. more...

  • The Maya of Modernismby Jesse Lerner

    University of New Mexico Press 2011; US$ 45.00

    This study examines the ways artists, architects, filmmakers, photographers, and other producers of visual culture in Mexico, the United States, Europe, and beyond have mined Mayan history and imagery. more...

  • The Maya World of Communicating Objectsby Miguel Astor-Aguilera

    University of New Mexico Press 2011; US$ 75.00

    Astor-Aguilera argues that the western concept of religion and religious objects is not the framework for understanding Mayan cosmology or practice. more...

  • Maya Among the Starsby Brian Longworth

    Publish Green 2013; US$ 12.95

    A collection of travel tales in which the author visits parts of Guatemala and Mexico that were inhabited centuries ago by ancient civilizations, Maya Among the Stars strikes a balance between the ancient and present culture. The author's humorous approach to today's culture provides comic relief for his hypothesis. His fluency in Spanish enables... more...

  • Ancient Maya Womenby Traci Ardren

    AltaMira Press 2001; US$ 36.99

    Edited volume tracing the state of knowledge of gender in Ancient Mayan society. more...