Chronicle of the Maya Kings and Queens : Deciphering the Dynasties of the Ancient Maya Paperback
Part of the Chronicles series
Deep in the dense rainforests of Central America lie the turbulent stories of the Maya monarchy, stories brought vividly to life in Chronicles 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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 240 pages, 366 illustrations, 86 in colour
- Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
- Publication Date: 14/04/2008
- Category: History of the Americas
- ISBN: 9780500287262
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Review by antiquary
As before, a very good book. Major noticable difference is more and more of the rulers are known by their real Maya names instead of silly nicknames