Encyclopedia of the Ancient Maya

Encyclopedia of the Ancient Maya

by Walter R. T. Witschey (Editor)


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Encyclopedia of the Ancient Maya provides an A-to-Z overview of the ancient Maya culture from its inception to the Spanish Conquest. Exploring Maya society, celebrations, and achievements, as well as new insights into Maya culture and collapse, this is a sophisticated yet accessible introduction suitable for students and general readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780759122840
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 12/18/2015
Pages: 574
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Walter R. T. Witschey is research professor of anthropology and geography at Longwood University, past president of the Virginia Academy of Science, and director emeritus of the Science Museum of Virginia. His research interest is Maya settlement patterns and he is co-PI with Clifford T. Brown of the Electronic Atlas of Ancient Maya Sites. Brown and Witschey coauthored The Historical Dictionary of Ancient Mesoamerica.

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