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The Resource A forest of kings : the untold story of the ancient Maya, Linda Schele and David Freidel ; color photographs by Justin Kerr

A forest of kings : the untold story of the ancient Maya, Linda Schele and David Freidel ; color photographs by Justin Kerr

Label
A forest of kings : the untold story of the ancient Maya
Title
A forest of kings
Title remainder
the untold story of the ancient Maya
Statement of responsibility
Linda Schele and David Freidel ; color photographs by Justin Kerr
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Using data from art and archaeology, this book provides the public with the first glimpse of the just-deciphered history of the Classic Maya. A retelling of the doings of kings and conquerors in Central America more than 1,000 years ago
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schele, Linda
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Freidel, David A
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mayas
  • Mayas
Label
A forest of kings : the untold story of the ancient Maya, Linda Schele and David Freidel ; color photographs by Justin Kerr
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [509]-532) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Time travel in the jungle -- Sacred space, holy time, and the Maya world -- Cerros : the coming of kings -- A war of conquest : Tikal against Uaxactuń -- Star wars in the Seventh Century -- The children of the First Mother : family and dynasty at Palenque -- Bird-jaguar and the Cahalob -- Copań : the death of first dawn on Macaw Mountain -- Kingdom and empire at Chicheń Itza ́-- The end of a literate world and its legacy to the future -- Back to the beginning -- Glossary of gods and icons
Control code
21295769
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
542 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780688074562
Isbn Type
:
Lccn
90-5809
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
A forest of kings : the untold story of the ancient Maya, Linda Schele and David Freidel ; color photographs by Justin Kerr
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [509]-532) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Time travel in the jungle -- Sacred space, holy time, and the Maya world -- Cerros : the coming of kings -- A war of conquest : Tikal against Uaxactuń -- Star wars in the Seventh Century -- The children of the First Mother : family and dynasty at Palenque -- Bird-jaguar and the Cahalob -- Copań : the death of first dawn on Macaw Mountain -- Kingdom and empire at Chicheń Itza ́-- The end of a literate world and its legacy to the future -- Back to the beginning -- Glossary of gods and icons
Control code
21295769
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
542 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780688074562
Isbn Type
:
Lccn
90-5809
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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