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Ancient Maya Politics: A Political Anthropology of the Classic Period 150–900 CE

@inproceedings{Martin2020AncientMP,
  title={Ancient Maya Politics: A Political Anthropology of the Classic Period 150–900 CE},
  author={Simon Martin},
  year={2020}
}
The Classic Maya have long presented scholars with vexing problems. One of the longest running and most contested of these, and the source of deeply polarized interpretations, has been their political organization. Using recently deciphered inscriptions and fresh archaeological finds, Simon Martin argues that this particular debate can be laid to rest. He offers a comprehensive re-analysis of the issue in an effort to answer a simple question: how did a multitude of small kingdoms survive for… Expand
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