The Fall of the Ancient Maya

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Author  David Webster
Publisher  Thames & Hudson
Publication Date   May 1, 2002
ISBN  0500051135
Pages  368

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Ancient Maya civilization thrived in the tropics of Central America for more than a thousand years and produced some of the world's finest architecture and art. Then it mysteriously vanished, leaving a landscape of ruins smothered by forests. The Classic Maya collapse is one of the great puzzles of history, ranking alongside the Fall of Rome as an enigma that has intrigued scholars for generations.

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