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  1. The Maya and Their Central American Neighbors

    Settlement Patterns, Architecture, Hieroglyphic Texts and Ceramics

    Edited by Geoffrey E Braswell

    The ancient Maya created one of the most studied and best-known civilizations of the Americas. Nevertheless, Maya civilization is often considered either within a vacuum, by sub-region and according to modern political borders, or with reference to the most important urban civilizations of...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Ancient Central Andes

    By Jeffrey Quilter

    Series: Routledge World Archaeology

    The Ancient Central Andes presents a general overview of the prehistoric peoples and cultures of the Central Andes, the region now encompassing most of Peru and significant parts of Ecuador, Bolivia, northern Chile, and northwestern Argentina. The book contextualizes past and modern scholarship and...

    Published December 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Ancient Alterity in the Andes

    A Recognition of Others

    By George F. Lau

    Ancient Alterity in the Andes is the first major treatment on ancient alterity: how people in the past regarded others. At least since the 1970s, alterity has been an influential concept in different fields, from art history, psychology and philosophy, to linguistics and ethnography. Having gained...

    Published October 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  4. The First Maya Civilization

    Ritual and Power Before the Classic Period

    By Francisco Estrada-Belli

    When the Maya kings of Tikal dedicated their first carved monuments in the third century A.D., inaugurating the Classic period of Maya history that lasted for six centuries and saw the rise of such famous cities as Palenque, Copan and Yaxchilan, Maya civilization was already nearly a millennium old...

    Published November 3rd 2010 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Animals into Art
    Edited by Howard Morphy
    To Be Published October 23rd 2014

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