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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Ancient Maya Womenby Traci Ardren

    AltaMira Press 2001; US$ 43.99

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

  • Mayan People Within and Beyond Boundariesby Peter Hervik

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Mayan People Within and Beyond Boundaries explores the Maya of Yucatan, the Maya of academic institutions and the Maya of the tourist industry. It examines the interplay between the local and the external, academic categories of the Maya, and seeks to transcend the paradoxical and incongruent relationship between the social spaces that breathe life... more...

  • Stone of Kingsby Gerard Helferich

    Lyons Press 2012; US$ 13.99

    A book perfectly timed for the re-setting of the Maya calendar in 2012.... Part history, popular science, armchair travel, and real-life treasure hunt, this is the story of pre-Columbian jade?the precious stone revered by ancient Aztecs, Incans, and Maya?and the scientists, collectors, explorers and entrepreneurs who have been searching for the mythical... more...

  • Maya Subsistenceby Kent V. Flannery

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

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  • Daily Life in Maya Civilization, 2nd Editionby Robert Sharer

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 55.00

    Experience daily life in Maya civilization, from its earliest beginnings to the Spanish conquest in the 16th century. Narrative chapters describe Mayan political life, economy, social structure, religion, writing, warfare, and scientific methods. Readers will explore the Mayan calendar, counting system, hunting and gathering methods, language, and... more...