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  • The Ancient Maya of Mexicoby Geoffrey E. Braswell

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    The archaeological sites of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula are among the most visited ancient cities of the Americas. Archaeologists have recently made great advances in our understanding of the social and political milieu of the northern Maya lowlands. However, such advances have been under-represented in both scholarly and popular literature until now.... more...

  • Archaeology and Bioarchaeology of Population Movement among the Prehispanic Mayaby Andrea Cucina

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 54.99

    Archaeological evidence - i.e. presence of exogenous, foreign material objects (pottery, obsidian and so on) - is used to make inferences on ancient trade, while population movement can only be assessed when the biological component of an ancient community is analyzed (i.e. the human skeletal remains). But the exchange of goods or the presence of... more...

  • The Technology of Maya Civilizationby Zachary X. Hruby; Geoffrey E. Braswell; Oswaldo Chinchilla Mazariegos

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    The ancient Maya shaped their world with stone tools. Lithic artifacts helped create the cityscape and were central to warfare and hunting, craft activities, cooking, and ritual performance. 'The Technology of Maya Civilization' examines Maya lithic artefacts made of chert, obsidian, silicified limestone, and jade to explore the relationship between... more...

  • Maya Subsistenceby Kent V. Flannery

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

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  • Archaeoastronomy and the Mayaby Gerardo Aldana y V.; Edwin L. Barnhart

    Oxbow Books 2014; US$ 24.99

    Archaeoastronomy and the Maya illustrates archaeoastronomical approaches to ancient Mayan cultural production. The book is contextualized through a history of archaeoastronomical investigations into Mayan sites, originating in the 19th century discovery of astronomical tables within hieroglyphic books. Early 20th century archaeological excavations... more...

  • The Maya and Their Central American Neighborsby Geoffrey E Braswell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    The ancient Maya created one of the most studied and best-known civilizations of the Americas. Nevertheless, Maya civilization is often considered either within a vacuum, by sub-region and according to modern political borders, or with reference to the most important urban civilizations of central Mexico. Seldom if ever are the Maya and their Central... more...

  • Embodied Lives:by Rosemary A. Joyce; Lynn M. Meskell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Examining a wide range of archaeological data, and using it to explore issues such as the sexual body, mind/body dualism, body modification, and magical practices, Lynn Meskell and Rosemary Joyce offer a new approach to the Ancient Egyptian and Mayan understanding of embodiment. Drawing on insights from feminist theory, art history, phenomenology,... more...

  • Viaje a La Habanaby Francisco de Miranda

    Linkgua 2014; US$ 1.00

    Antonio Mira de Amescua (Guadix, Granada, c. 1574-1644). España. De familia noble, estudió teología en Guadix y Granada, mezclando su sacerdocio con su dedicación a la literatura. Estuvo en Nápoles al servicio del conde de Lemos y luego vivió en Madrid, donde participó en justas poéticas y fiestas cortesanas. more...

  • Chilam Balamby Varios; Antonio Mediz Bolio

    Linkgua 2014; US$ 3.00

    Las Capitulaciones del reino de Granada recogen las condiciones de rendición de los habitantes del último enclave del mundo islámico en España en el siglo XV. Entre éstas cabe señalar la invitación a marcharse a laBerbería» (en el norte de África) a todos los que así lo quisiesen. more...

  • Informe contra los adoradores de ídolos del obispado de Yucatánby Pedro Sánchez de Aguilar

    Linkgua 2014; US$ 3.00

    José Francisco de San Martín (Yapeyú, Virreinato del Río de la Plata, 25 de febrero de 1778-Boulogne-sur-Mer, Francia, 17 de agosto de 1850) Argentina. A los siete años viajó a España, y estudió para ingresar en el ejército. Combatió en el norte de África y luego contra la invasión napoleónica, en las batallas de Bailén y La Albuera. Con treinta y... more...