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Kukulcan's Realm: Urban Life at Ancient Mayapán by Marilyn Masson,Carlos Peraza Lope

By Marilyn Masson,Carlos Peraza Lope

Kukulcan's Realm chronicles the cloth of socioeconomic relationships and spiritual perform that certain the Postclassic Maya urban of Mayapán's city citizens jointly for almost 3 centuries. featuring result of ten years of loved ones archaeology on the urban, together with box learn and laboratory research, the e-book discusses the social, political, financial, and ideological make-up of this complicated city center.

Masson and Peraza Lope's particular review presents facts of a colourful industry economic climate that performed a severe function within the city's political and financial good fortune. they provide new views from the houses of governing elites, secondary directors, prosperous artisans, and poorer contributors of the provider industries. family occupational experts trusted local exchange for uncomplicated provisions that have been necessary to crafting industries, sustenance, and caliber of lifestyles. cost styles exhibit problematic relationships of families with friends, backyard plots, cultivable fields, thoroughfares, and assets. city making plans endeavored to unite the cityscape and to combine a pluralistic population that derived from hometowns around the Yucatán peninsula.

New information from Mayapán, the head of Postclassic Maya society, give a contribution to a paradigm switch concerning the evolution and association of Maya society quite often and make Kukulcan's Realm a must-read for college students and students of the traditional Maya and Mesoamerica.

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