David A. Freidel

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Maya E Groups

Calendars, Astronomy, and Urbanism in the Early Lowlands

University Press of Florida

This volume presents new archaeological data to reveal that E Groups were constructed earlier than previously thought. In fact, they are the earliest identifiable architectural plan at many Maya settlements. 

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Heart of Creation

The Mesoamerican World and the Legacy of Linda Schele

Edited by Andrea Stone
University of Alabama Press

Of interest to professionals as well as generalists, this collection will stand as a marker of the state of Mayan studies at the turn of the 21st century and as a tribute to the remarkable personality, Linda Schele, who guided a large part of that archaeological research for more than two decades.

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Before Kukulkán

Bioarchaeology of Maya Life, Death, and Identity at Classic Period Yaxuná

The University of Arizona Press

This volume illuminates human lifeways in the northern Maya lowlands prior to the rise of Chichén Itzá. Using bioarchaeology, mortuary archaeology, and culturally sensitive mainstream archaeology, the authors create an in-depth regional understanding while also laying out broader ways of learning about the Maya past.

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The Real Business of Ancient Maya Economies

From Farmers’ Fields to Rulers’ Realms

University Press of Florida

A timely synthesis of the latest research and perspectives on ancient Maya economics, this volume illuminates the sophistication and intricacy of economic systems in the Preclassic, Classic, and Postclassic periods.   

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