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- Globe Pequot Press 2011; US$ 13.99
This guide is a collection of thirty fascinating events that helped make Pennsylvania what it is today. From the witches of PA to the Expedition that changed the world, authors Fran Capo and Scott Bruce write with a comedic yet dramatic flair and an easy to read style that will entertain readers as they learn more about the colorful, and sometimes... more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2012; US$ 13.99
Myths and Mysteries of Pennsylvania explores unusual phenomena, strange events, and mysteries in Pennsylvania?s history. Each episode included in the book is a story unto itself, and the tone and style of the book is lively and easy to read for a general audience interested in Pennsylvania's history. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95
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...
- Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.76
La vigencia de la medicina mágica se debe al arraigo de las supersticiones y creencias populares. En México, muchas de éstas tienen su origen en la cultura maya y en ocasiones son el resultado de la convivencia entre la cultura maya y la de los conquistadores españoles. Esta obra, que pertenece a la tradición literaria de la evangelización de los indígenas,... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 29.95
Central America and its ill-fated federation (1824-1839) are often viewed as the archetype of the ?anarchy? of early independent Spanish America. This book consists of two interralted essays dealing with the economic, social, and political changes that took place in Central America,... more...
- 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...
- University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 79.95
For more than a century researchers have studied Maya ruins, and sites like Tikal, Palenque, Copán, and Chichén Itzá have shaped our understanding of the Maya. Yet the lowlands of Belize, which were once home to a rich urban tradition that persisted and evolved for almost 2,000 years, are treated as peripheral to these great Classic period sites.... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2004; US$ 27.95
During the 1980s, El Salvador's violent civil war captured the world's attention. In the years since, the country has undergone dramatic changes. Landscapes of Struggle offers a broad, interdisciplinary assessment of El Salvador from the late nineteenth century to the present, focusing on the ways local politics have shaped the development of the... more...