The Maya by Njord Kane (eBook)

The Story of a People

Definitively tracing the evolution of the Maya civilization from the arrival of migrating ‘first peoples’ to the end of the Pre-Columbian Mesoamerican World with the Spanish Conquest in the 16th century AD. A span of some thousands of years are concisely covered in one volume in a thorough study of the evolution of a complex Maya society.

A new world of understanding about the ancient Maya civilization has opened up from new archaeological discoveries and studies. The mystery of ‘Maya Blue’ revealed and an understanding of Maya Arithmetic presented in simplified ways to quickly understand the Maya system with a method to count and do math calculations using a Maya abacus or only using four fingers on each hand.

Easy to read and very interesting, providing first an overview, then a chapter by chapter journey through major events in Maya history, concluding with a separated portion of highlighting major aspects in Maya knowledge and ancient ways.

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Definitively tracing the evolution of the Maya civilization from the arrival of migrating ‘first peoples’ to the end of the Pre-Columbian Mesoamerican World with the Spanish Conquest in the 16th century AD. A span of some thousands of years are concisely covered in one volume in a thorough study of the evolution of a complex Maya society.

A new world of understanding about the ancient Maya civilization has opened up from new archaeological discoveries and studies. The mystery of ‘Maya Blue’ revealed and an understanding of Maya Arithmetic presented in simplified ways to quickly understand the Maya system with a method to count and do math calculations using a Maya abacus or only using four fingers on each hand.

Easy to read and very interesting, providing first an overview, then a chapter by chapter journey through major events in Maya history, concluding with a separated portion of highlighting major aspects in Maya knowledge and ancient ways.

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Additional information

Format:

eBook

Publisher:

Spangenhelm Publishing, 2 edition, (October 28, 2016)

Pages:

364

Language:

English

ISBN-10:

1943066043

ISBN-13:

978-1943066049

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