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  • Our engine has determined that the review content quality is high and informative.
  • Our engine has discovered that over 90% high quality reviews are present.
  • This product had a total of 57 reviews as of our last analysis date on Jan 10 2020.
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Very Informative and interesting a must read!

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I'm rationing it a few pages a week and really enjoying it. The urge to cut, count and communicate about stacking stones seems...  Read More

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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    What you will get is a very thorough, but very readable, survey of the challenging archeological history of the ancient maya that makes it impossible to give simple answers about their culture.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Would have given 5 stars, but there are no page numbers.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    A note on the style: it can seem very inaccessible to people (like me) who are used to reading wikipedia articles.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Too bad they ruined their forests and soil.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Such human sacrifices or self-sacrifices created a demographic problem that might have partly been the result of some kind of dealing with overpopulation with sexual self-sacrifice for men that resulted in some kind of contraception, with the sacrifice of males that resulted in less sexual male partners, and with the sacrifice of orphans and handicapped children that led to both eugenics and the reduction of male sexual procreators.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The author should also have insisted on the fact that such practices were absolutely marginal among northern american indians.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The second question this synthesis brings up is that of the maya language that we only know through its writing system.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The book cannot answer how long it took the maya to devise and develop this written language and it cannot answer the simple question of how long maya language had been in existence before the maya society invented the writing system that needed an elite body of writing scribes.

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