The Fall of the Ancient Maya: Solving the Mystery of the Maya Collapse

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The Fall of the Ancient Maya: Solving the Mystery of the Maya Collapse

Authors

David Webster

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Description

An account of the mysterious fall of the ancient Maya civilization evaluates current theories and myths, citing sixteenth-century evidence of a residual population and offering a portrait of its Late Classic society beset by overly ambitious nobles, wars, and an exploding population that could not be sustained by its scanty agriculture.

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ISBN

0-500-05113-5

Publication Date

1-1-2002

Publisher

Thames & Hudson

Disciplines

Latin American History

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