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Emblem and State in the Classic Maya Lowlands

An Epigraphic Approach to Territorial Organization

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$20.00 • £16.95 • €18.00

ISBN 9780884020660

Publication Date: 01/01/1976

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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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