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

Edition
  • 1st ed
Published
  • New York : Morrow c1990
Physical description
542p, [16]p of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 26cm
ISBN
  • 0688074561
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [510]-532) and index
Contents
  • Prologue: Personal notes -- Foreword -- Time travel in the jungle -- Sacred space, holy time, and the Maya world -- Cerros: the coming of kings -- A war of conquest: Tikal against Uaxactún -- Stars wars in the seventh century -- The children of the First Mother: family and dynasty at Palenque -- Bird-Jaguar and the Cahalob -- Copán: the death of first dawn on Macaw Mountain -- Kingdom and empire at Chichén Itzá -- The end of a literate world and its legacy to the future -- Epilogue: Back to the beginning -- Glossary of gods and icons.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

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University of Cambridge Libraries: Christ's College Library: Floor 1 F1435.3 .K55S34 1990
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Senate House Library, University of London: Senate House Library LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES 6th Floor F1435.3.K55 .S34 1992
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