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Ancient Maya: The Rise and Fall of a Rainforest Civilization

Provides new explanation for the long-standing mystery of the ninth-century abandonment of most of the great Mayan rainforest cities. Draws lessons from the history of the Classic Maya cities for contemporary society and for the ongoing struggles and resurgence of the modern Maya peoples.

Author(s)

Arthur Demarest

Categories

CLAS Resources

Grade Levels

9–12, College

Location

CLAS Library

Availability

Available