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The Maya : palaces and pyramids of the rainforest / Henri Stierlin ; photographs: Anne and Henri Stierlin.

Stierlin, Henri (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Stan Getz Library F1435.3.A6 S75 1997 37684001056340 Oversized Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 3822882518
  • ISBN: 9783822882511
  • Physical Description: 237 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 31 cm.
  • Publisher: Köln ; Taschen, c1997.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 234) and indexes (p. 235-236).
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction : The Maya enter history -- The architectural language of the Maya: laws and techniques of the builders -- The great classic cities: Tikal: a jungle metropolis -- The golden age of Palenque: flourishing of the arts in Chiapas -- A neglected chapter of Maya art: the Río Bec and Chenes styles -- The Puuc style in Yucatán: the splendour of the Uxmal's palaces -- The diversity of the Yucatec cities: palaces, arches and observatories -- The contribution of Mexico to Yucatán: Chichén Itzá: capital of the Toltec-Maya -- Conclusion : Decline and fall of Maya civilization -- Chronological table -- Glossary.
Subject: Maya architecture
Mayas > Antiquities
Central America > Antiquities
Mexico > Antiquities

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