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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
Genre
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
Summary
Tells the story of Mayan kingship from the beginning of its institution and the first great pyramid builders two thousand years ago to the decline of Maya civilization and its destruction by the Spanish
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
166213
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schele, Linda
Dewey number
972.01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F1435.3.K55
LC item number
S34 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Freidel, David A
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mayas
  • Mayas
  • Mayas
  • Mayas
  • Mayas
  • Mayas
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the untold story of the ancient Maya
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 (pages 510-532) 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 Uaxactún -- Star 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 -- Back to the beginning -- Glossary of gods and icons
Control code
1041794
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
542 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780688112042
Lccn
90005809
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780688112042
  • (OCoLC)21295769
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 (pages 510-532) 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 Uaxactún -- Star 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 -- Back to the beginning -- Glossary of gods and icons
Control code
1041794
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
542 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780688112042
Lccn
90005809
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780688112042
  • (OCoLC)21295769

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