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Chronicle of the Maya Kings and Queens: Deciphering the Dynasties of the Ancient Maya
Deep in the dense rainforests of Central America lie the turbulent stories of the Maya monarchy, stories brought vividly to life in "Chronicles of the Maya Kings and Queens," which is newly availableExpand
Football and Fascism: The National Game under Mussolini
Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter II: Fascist Football Foundations Chapter III: Building Blocks Chapter IV: 'Bravo Bologna' Chapter V: Firenze Chapter VI: Foreign Bodies on Foreign Fields
Courtly art of the ancient Maya
Written by leading authorities and including the latest ground-breaking research, "Courtly Art of the Ancient Maya" is a unique, lavishly illustrated overview of the courts of this greatExpand
Exploring the 584286 Correlation between the Maya and European Calendars
As a matter of fact, the whole problem of the proper correlation of Maya and Christian chronology may be reduced to precisely this: the correct engagement of the Mayan and Julian Periods at anyExpand
Cacao in Ancient Maya Religion First Fruit from the Maize Tree and other Tales from the Underworld
Like all agrarian societies, the ancient Maya had an abiding and intimate relationship with the natural world. All manner of trees, plants, leaves, flowers, fruits, and roots found a place in theirExpand
Daily life of the ancient Maya recorded on murals at Calakmul, Mexico
The excavations at the ancient Maya site of Calakmul, Mexico, have uncovered a “painted pyramid:” a structure decorated with murals depicting scenes of its inhabitants giving, receiving, and consuming diverse foods, as well as displaying and transporting other goods. Expand
Correlating the Ancient Maya and Modern European Calendars with High-Precision AMS 14C Dating
A series of high-resolution AMS 14C dates on a wooden lintel collected from the Classic Period city of Tikal bearing Maya calendar dates indicate that the dates were carved on the lintel between AD 658-696, which strongly supports the Goodman-Martínez-Thompson (GMT) correlation and the hypothesis that climate change played an important role in the development and demise of this complex civilization. Expand
The management and memory of fascist monumental art in postwar and contemporary Italy: the case of Luigi Montanarini’s Apotheosis of Fascism
Abstract In postwar Germany, the Allies and the German authorities moved quickly and systematically to destroy or physically remove all traces of Nazi art. No such process occurred in postwar Italy.Expand
Rebranding the Republic: Rome and the 1960 Olympic Games
Abstract The 1960 Rome Olympic Games were held at a pivotal moment in the history of modern Italy and its capital. At the height of the ‘economic miracle’, tourists, international movie stars andExpand
Sport Italia: The Italian Love Affair with Sport
Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: From Unification to Disintegration: Leisure and Liberal Italy Chapter 3: 'Soldiers of Sport' and 'Athletes of Fascism': Sport and Mussolini's Italy Chapter 4:Expand