Apotheosis of Janaab' Pakal: Science, History & Religion at Classic Maya Palenque

Apotheosis of Janaab' Pakal: Science, History & Religion at Classic Maya Palenque

Paperback Mesoamerican Worlds: From the Olmecs to the Danzantes (Paperback)

By (author) Gerardo Aldana

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  • Publisher: University Press of Colorado
  • Format: Paperback | 234 pages
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 226mm x 20mm | 386g
  • Publication date: 15 December 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Colorado
  • ISBN 10: 1607320711
  • ISBN 13: 9781607320715
  • Illustrations note: b/w photos & illus
  • Sales rank: 1,926,694

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Represents a major step in looking at the intellectual development of Maya astronomy in a particular historical context and reflects the emerging new understanding of Maya science.

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Gerardo Aldana is an assistant professor in the Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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""The Apotheosis of Janaab' Pakal" proposes original and provocative interpretations of some of the most important hieroglyphic texts of the Classic Maya [and] substantially enriches our understanding of the Maya elite intellectual culture by explori