Approaches to Monumental Landscapes of the Ancient Maya

“Containing cutting-edge research by leading scholars in Maya archaeology, this volume provides readers with a greater appreciation and richer understanding of the diverse ways in which the Maya interacted with and transformed the world around them.”—Jeffrey Glover, Georgia State University Approaches to Monumental Landscapes of the Ancient Maya brings together a wide spectrum of new … Continue reading Approaches to Monumental Landscapes of the Ancient Maya

Maya Salt Works

“An excellent, highly informative book. The data and interpretations in this pathbreaking volume on pre-Columbian Maya salt manufacture and trade should appeal to a wide range of audiences.”—Jeremy A. Sabloff, author of Archaeology Matters: Action Archaeology in the Modern World “The discovery of coastal salt production sites opens a new and nuanced window into the complexity … Continue reading Maya Salt Works

Behind the Scenes at a Maya Archaeological Site

The near-legendary ancient city of Chocolá in Guatemala is the subject of a new book by archaeologists Jonathan Kaplan and Federico Paredes Umaña: Water, Cacao, and the Early Maya of Chocolá. Based on extensive fieldwork by the authors, this book offers evidence that the city was innovative and influential early in the development of Maya … Continue reading Behind the Scenes at a Maya Archaeological Site

War Owl Falling

“Offers a unique and important perspective on Classic Maya society through the lens of innovation. Eberl’s work is richly grounded in a multidisciplinary approach that weaves archaeological data with epigraphy, iconography, and comparative social theory.”—Andrew K. Scherer, author of Mortuary Landscapes of the Classic Maya: Rituals of Body and Soul “The first sustained account of … Continue reading War Owl Falling

The Lure of Maya Cities

We are proud to announce the publication of The Ancient Urban Maya: Neighborhoods, Inequality, and Built Form. This new archaeology book describes what ancient Maya cities were like, showing how they drew people in from rural areas with awe-inspiring architecture, neighborhoods that offered community support, and bustling marketplaces. The book is available at a discount price until May 13, 2016 in … Continue reading The Lure of Maya Cities

Ancient Maya Cities of the Eastern Lowlands

"Brings together for the first time all the major sites of this part of the Maya world and helps us understand how the ancient Maya planned and built their beautiful cities. It will become both a handbook and a source of ideas for other archaeologists for years to come."—George J. Bey III, coauthor of Twin … Continue reading Ancient Maya Cities of the Eastern Lowlands