Joyce Marcus reconstructs Classic Maya political organization through the use of evidence derived from epigraphy, settlement pattern surveys, and locational analysis. This study describes the development of a four-tiered settlement hierarchy and its subsequent collapse.
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Emblem and State in the Classic Maya Lowlands
An Epigraphic Approach to Territorial Organization
$20.00 • £14.95 • €18.00
Publication: January 1976
7 x 10 inches