Bones of the Maya

During the last 20 years new techniques in osteology have yielded findings on Maya diet and health that challenge the ecological model of collapse. This volume, which includes an index bibliography of the first 150 years of Maya osteology, brings together for the first time a broad spectrum of bioarchaeologists and reveals remarkable data on Maya genetic relationship, demographic, and diseases. Contributors: Carl Armstrong, Jane E. Buikstra , Diane Z. Chase Mark N. Cohen , Della Collins Cook, Marie Elaine Danforth, Andres del Angel Robert E. Ferrell, John P. Gerry, Karen D. Gettelman, Lorena M. Havill, Keith P. Jacobi, Harold W. Krueger, Nora M. Lopez Olivares, Lourdes Marquez, Virginia K. Massey, D. Andrew Merriwether, Kathleen O'Connor, K. Anne Pyburn, David M. Reed, Frank P. Saul, Julie Mather Saul, D. Gentry Steele, Rebecca Storey, Diane M. Warren, David Webster, Christine D. White, Stephen L. Whittington, Lori E. Wright

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  • Author : Stephen L. Whittington
  • Publisher : University of Alabama Press
  • Pages : 290 pages
  • ISBN : 0817353763
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Bones of the Maya

Bones of the Maya
  • Author : Stephen L. Whittington,David M. Reed
  • Publisher : University of Alabama Press
  • Release : 20 August 2006
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During the last 20 years new techniques in osteology have yielded findings on Maya diet and health that challenge the ecological model of collapse. This volume, which includes an index bibliography of the first 150 years of Maya osteology, brings together for the first time a broad spectrum of bioarchaeologists and reveals remarkable data on Maya genetic relationship, demographic, and diseases. Contributors: Carl Armstrong, Jane E. Buikstra , Diane Z. Chase Mark N. Cohen , Della Collins Cook, Marie Elaine Danforth, Andres del Angel

The Ancient Maya

The Ancient Maya
  • Author : Heather Irene McKillop
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 26 May 2022
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Thanks to powerful innovations in archaeology and other types of historical research, we now have a picture of everyday life in the Mayan empire that turns the long-accepted conventional wisdom on its head. * Includes numerous illustrations and drawings plus depictions of important artifacts such as the murals of Bonampak and the hieroglyphic stairway of Copan * Provides detailed maps of major Maya cities as well as other research sites

The Maya and Teotihuacan

The Maya and Teotihuacan
  • Author : Geoffrey E. Braswell
  • Publisher : University of Texas Press
  • Release : 21 July 2009
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Since the 1930s, archaeologists have uncovered startling evidence of interaction between the Early Classic Maya and the great empire of Teotihuacan in Central Mexico. Yet the exact nature of the relationship between these two ancient Mesoamerican civilizations remains to be fully deciphered. Many scholars have assumed that Teotihuacan colonized the Maya region and dominated the political or economic systems of certain key centers—perhaps even giving rise to state-level political organizations. Others argue that Early Classic rulers merely traded with

Time Among the Maya

Time Among the Maya
  • Author : Ronald Wright
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 25 August 2015
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The Maya of Central America have been called the Greeks of the New World. In the first millennium ad, they created the most intellectually and artistically advanced civilization of the Americas. Throughout the ensuing centuries, as neighbouring empires fell in warfare and to the Spanish invasion, the Maya endured, shaken but never destroyed. In Time Among the Maya, Ronald Wright's journey takes him not only to the lands of the ancient Maya, but also among the five million people who

The New Catalog of Maya Hieroglyphs, Volume Two

The New Catalog of Maya Hieroglyphs, Volume Two
  • Author : Gabrielle Vail,Martha J. Macri
  • Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press
  • Release : 12 November 2012
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This long-awaited resource complements its companion volume on Classic Period monumental inscriptions. Authors Martha J. Macri and Gabrielle Vail provide a comprehensive listing of graphemes found in the Dresden, Madrid, and Paris codices, 40 percent of which are unique to these painted manuscripts, and discuss current and past interpretations of these graphemes. The New Catalog uses an original coding system developed for the Maya Hieroglyphic Database Project. The new three-digit codes group the graphemes according to their visual, rather than functional,

Daily Life in Maya Civilization, 2nd Edition

Daily Life in Maya Civilization, 2nd Edition
  • Author : Robert J. Sharer
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 14 May 2009
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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 family roles and relationships. A revised and expanded edition based on the latest archaeological research, this volume offers new interpretations and corrects popular misconceptions, and shows how the Maya adapted to their environment

Ancient Maya

Ancient Maya
  • Author : Arthur Demarest,Demarest, Arthur Andrew Demarest
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 09 December 2004
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Ancient Maya comes to life in this new holistic and theoretical study.

The Mayan Code

The Mayan Code
  • Author : Barbara Hand Clow
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 29 March 2007
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Bestselling author Barbara Hand Clow shows how the Mayan Calendar is a bridge to galactic wisdom that fosters personal growth and human evolution • Unearths the meaning behind the calendar, its message for modern civilization, and what will happen when the calendar ends • Reveals how time acceleration is a manifestation of the acceleration of consciousness • By the author of The Pleiadian Agenda The Mayan Code is a deep exploration of how, as we approach the end of the Mayan Calendar, time

Understanding Maya Inscriptions

Understanding Maya Inscriptions
  • Author : John F. Harris,John Ferguson Harris,Stephen K. Stearns
  • Publisher : UPenn Museum of Archaeology
  • Release : 29 January 1997
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This second edition includes revised and updated versions of three earlier publications: Understanding Maya Inscriptions: A Hieroglyph Handbook; New and Recent Maya Hieroglyph Readings; and A Resource Bibliography for the Decipherment of Maya Hieroglyphs and New Maya Hieroglyph Readings. This volume is designed to function as a self-teaching tool to help the neophyte, and yet be of value to scholars. It introduces the latest methods of analysis, illustrates techniques for computing Maya calendrics, uses the currently accepted orthography, provides syllabary

Seeking a Richer Harvest

Seeking a Richer Harvest
  • Author : Tina Thurston,Christopher T Fisher
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 25 November 2006
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Subsistence intensification, innovation and change have long figured prominently in explanations for the development of social complexity among foragers and horticulturalists. This set of global case studies re-examines the ‘subsistence question’ in light of recent research. It contrasts traditional approaches with recent archaeological research that presents human driven strategies for power, prestige, and status as causes of subsistence intensification.