Chronicle of the Maya Kings and Queens

Deciphering the Dynasties of the Ancient Maya

$32.99

The only comprehensive, kingdom-by-kingdom history of the ancient Maya, this Chronicle has now been revised and updated to include coverage of the most recent discoveries, from previously unknown rulers and new glyphic readings to expanded coverage of diplomacy and warfare

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Simon Martin, Nikolai Grube

Description

Deep in the dense rainforests of Central America lie the turbulent stories of the Maya monarchy, stories brought vividly to life in the Chronicle of the Maya Kings and Queens, which is newly available in paperback.

Describing many of their own discoveries, two of the world’s leading experts in Maya hieroglyphs take the reader into a once-hidden history, setting out the latest thinking on the nature of Maya divine kingship, statehood and political authority, and describing all the most recent readings and archaeological finds. Chronicle of the Maya Kings and Queens combines groundbreaking research with a highly readable history, offering the reader a front-row seat in one of the most exciting and fast-developing areas of world archaeology.

Additional information

Weight 821 g
Dimensions 19.2 x 25.6 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 1 May 2008
Number of pages 240
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 19.2 x 25.6 cm
Weight 821 g

Nikolai Grube is a Professor of Anthropology and Art History at the Universities of Texas and Bonn.

Simon Martin is an Honorary Research Fellow at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London.