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Maya Cosmos ; Three Thousand Years of the Shaman's Path

By: David Freidel, Linda Schele, Joy Parker

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, Morrow Publishers: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03902

Condition: Very Good


Maya Cosmos builds a bridge between the pre-Hispanic and the post-conquest Maya cultures and demonstrates that like many other contemporary Native American peoples, present-day Maya possess a robust historic consciousness. There is some creasing to the corners and light wear to the covers corners. There is also an inscription on the inside of the rear cover. A tight , square copy. View more info

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The Rise and Fall of Maya Civilisation

By: J. Eric S. Thompson

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Pimlico: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition GB

Sellers ID: 04603

ISBN: 0712656545

Condition: Very Good


The Maya became expert in astronomy and mathematics. They developed complex hieroglyphic writing. Their architecture and sculpture were breathtaking. This is their remarkable story - never more compellingly told. The edges of the text block are tanned and there is light creasing down the spine. It also has light wear to the corners. A good, tight copy. View more info

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Ancient Americas: The Great Civilisations

By: Nicholas J. Saunders

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04073

ISBN: 0750933402

Condition: Very Good


In this book Nicholas J. Saunders explores, among others, the Moche, Nazca, Teotihuacan, Maya, Aztec and Inka cultures who - developing in isolation from the rest of the world for thousands of years - had created highly sophisticated civilisations without the wheel, draught animals or metal tools. The book's unparalleled breadth and scope allow us to appreciate the Pre-Columbian Americas as among the greatest flowerings of civilisations. A good clean tight copy. View more info