Ancient Maya: The Rise and Fall of a Rainforest Civilization (Case Studies in Early Societies)

3,82 valoración promedio
( 60 valoraciones por Goodreads )
 
9780521592246: Ancient Maya: The Rise and Fall of a Rainforest Civilization (Case Studies in Early Societies)

Arthur Demarest brings the lost civilization of Maya to life by applying a holistic view to the most recently discovered archaeological evidence. His theoretical interpretation simultaneously emphasizes the brilliant rain forest adaptations of the ancient Maya and the Native American spirituality that permeated all aspects of their daily life. Drawing on data from the latest significant archaeological research in Central America, this new study appeals to those interested in the ecological bases of civilization, the function of the state and the causes of the collapse of civilizations.

"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Book Description:

By applying a holistic view to the most recent evidence from archaeology, Arthur Demarest brings the lost civilization of Maya to life. His theoretical interpretation emphasises both the brilliant rain forest adaptations of the ancient Maya and the Native American spirituality that permeated all aspects of their daily life. Drawing on data from the largest ongoing archaeology projects in Central America, this new study will appeal to anyone interested in the ecological bases of civilization, the function of the state and the causes of the collapse of civilisations.

About the Author:

Dr Demarest is the Ingram Professor of Anthropology at Vanderbilt University, Tennessee. For more than twenty-five years he has directed archaeological field excavations at ancient sites in the highlands, coasts and rain forests of Central America and is considered a leading authority on early Olmec, particularly Mayan civilization.

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Comprar nuevo Ver libro

Gastos de envío: EUR 2,57
A Estados Unidos de America

Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Añadir al carrito

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Demarest, Arthur
Editorial: Cambridge University Press (2005)
ISBN 10: 0521592240 ISBN 13: 9780521592246
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Cambridge University Press, 2005. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110521592240

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 116,09
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 2,57
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío