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Uniform Title Mayas (Ambar Diseño). English.
Title The Maya : voices in stone / editors, Alejandra Martínez de Velasco Cortina, María Elena Vega Villalobos ; texts, Maricela Ayala Falcón [and 29 others] ; translations, Jorge Pérez de Lara.

Publication Info. [Mexico City?] : Ámbar Diseño : Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México ; [Madrid] : Turner, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    305.8974 MAY 2015    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction.
Edition Second, revised and enhanced edition.
Description 513 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 30 cm
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Note A revised and enhanced edition, in English, of the 2011 Spanish-language book Los mayas : voces de piedra.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents INTRODUCTION. Maya identity / Ana Luisa Izquierdo y de la Cueva ; HE ART OF AN ANCIENT CULTURE. Archaelogical contexts of classic inscriptions / Lynneth S. Lowe Negrón -- Maya art: revelations of the nobility / María Teresa Uriarte Castañeda -- Surfaces made immortal by the chisel and the brush / Alejandra Martínez de Velasco Cortina ; A HIEROGLYPHIC WRITING SYSTEM. The languages: history and diversity / Tomás Pérez Suárez -- The calendar / Maricela Ayala Falcón -- Maya hieroglyphic language and literature / Alfonso Lacadena García-Gallo -- Hieroglyphic writing / Erik Velásquez García -- The screenfold paper books / Nikolai Grube ; THE WORLD OF THE SACRED. Gods of heaven, gods of Earth / Ana García Barrios -- Spirit entities and forces in classic Maya cosmovision / Erik Velásquez García -- Prophecies and auguries / María Elena Vega Villalobos and Erik Velásquez García -- Astronomy / Erik Velásquez García, Jesús Galindo Trejo, and Stanislaw Iwaniszewski -- A gaze into the underworld / Roberto Romero Sandoval -- HUMAN BEINGS BEFORE THE GODS. Dancing with the gods: ritual dancing / Rogelio Valencia Rivera -- His breath was extinguished: death in the Classic Period / Markus Eberl -- The ballgame: confluence between the human and the divine / Erik Velásquez García ; KINGS, QUEENS, AND COURTIERS. The divine lord: rules / Asier Rodríguez Manjavacas -- Members of the court / Asier Rodríguez Manjavacas -- Staging Maya life: a frozen image / Takeshi Inomata -- Under the auspices of Itzamnaaj: scribes in royal palaces / Nikolai Grube ; BUILT SPACE. Temples, palaces, and thrones: the cities / María Elena Vega Villalobos -- Representations of power: the monuments / Elizabeth Marroquín Álvarez and José Crasborn Chavarría -- Ritual backdrop spaces / Octavio Q. Esparza Olguín and Kenichiro Tsukamoto -- Courtly spaces: voices of Lakamha' / Jorge Pérez de Lara Elías ; WAR. Ancient Maya warfare: military techniques, tactics, and strategies / Harri Kettunen -- Of weapons and bindings: warriors and captives / Hugo García Capistrán ; THE POLITICAL LANDSCAPE. Features of socio-political organization / Ana Luisa Izquierdo y de la Cueva -- From the jungle to the sea: the Oriental Coast / Adriana Velázquez Morlet -- Geopolitical interaction and long-distance influence in the Lowlands / Carlos Pallán Gayol -- From Apogee to collapse / Arthur A. Demarest ; Epilogue / Mercedes de la Garza Camino.
Subject Mayas.
Mayas -- History.
Mayas -- Antiquities.
Mayas -- Pictorial works.
Added Author Martinez de Velasco, Alejandra, editor.
Vega, María Elena, editor.
Added Title Voices in stone
Translation of: Mayas (Ambar Diseño)
Expanded version of (expression): Mayas (Ambar Diseño)
ISBN 9788416354870 (Turner)
8416354871 (Turner)
9786077896340 (Ámbar Diseño)
6077896349 (Ámbar Diseño)
9788416354863 (Ambar Diseno)
8416354863 (Ambar Diseno)

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