Classic Maya Political History

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Publisher  Cambridge University Press
Publication Date   March 29, 1996
ISBN  052156445X
Pages  416

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This volume is the first to present in detail the results of recent decipherment of Maya hieroglyphic writing and to consider the implications of a Classic Maya written history. Contributors examine the way in which the Maya elite created the kinship, alliance, warfare and ceremonial networks on which the civilization was founded.

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