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Title A forest of history : the Maya after the emergence of divine kingship / edited by Travis W. Stanton, M. Kathryn Brown
Published Louisville, Colorado : University Press of Colorado, [2020]


Description 1 online resource : illustrations, maps
Contents See the forest for the trees : an introduction to the volume / Travis W. Stanton and M. Kathryn Brown -- "Terminal" termination rituals and the felling of A forest of kings : past struggles and recent triumphs of the core concepts of a seminal work / Arthur A. Demarest -- The materialization of Classic period Maya warfare : Caracol stranger-kings at Tikal / Arlen F. Chase and Diane Z. Chase -- Maya usurpers / Joyce Marcus -- Forest of queens : the legacy of royal Calakmul women at El Perú-Waka's central civic-ceremonial temple / Olivia C. Navarro-Farr, Griselda Pérez Robles, Damaris Menéndez, and Juan Carlos Pérez Calderón -- Statecraft in the City of the Centipede : burials 39, 38, and internal alliance building at El Perú-Waka', Guatemala / Michelle Rich and Keith Eppich -- Revisiting Bird Jaguar and the Sajal of the Yaxchilán Kingdom / Charles W. Golden and Andrew K. Scherer -- Macaw Mountain and ancient peoples of Southeast Mesoamerica / Wendy Ashmore -- Borderland politics : a reconsideration of the role of Yaxuná in regional Maya politics in the latter part of the Classic / Travis W. Stanton, Aline Magnoni, Stanley P. Guenter, José Osorio León, and Francisco Pérez Ruíz -- In search of paradise : religion and cultural exchange in Early Postclassic Mesoamerica / Karl A. Taube -- Empire at Chichén Itzá revisited / Annabeth Headrick -- Closing the portal at Itzmal Ch'en : effigy censers and termination rituals at a Mayapán ceremonial group / Marilyn A. Masson, Wilberth Cruz Alvarado, Carlos Peraza Lope, and Susan Milbrath -- On Copán Stela 11 and the origins of the ill omen of Katun 8 Ahau / Stanley P. Guenter -- Into the woods : archaeology, epigraphy, and iconography in Classic Maya studies / David A. Freidel
Summary "Essays that critically engage with and build upon previous contributions made to Maya epigraphy, iconography, material culture, and history. Cutting-edge research on the social changes leading up to the spread of divine kinship across the lowlands in the first part of the Early Classic"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on June 25, 2020)
Subject Schele, Linda. Forest of kings.
Schele, Linda. Forest of kings
Mayas -- Kings and rulers
Mayas -- History
Mayas -- Antiquities.
Indians of Central America -- Antiquities.
Indians of Central America -- Antiquities
Mayas -- Antiquities
Mayas -- Kings and rulers
Tikal Site (Guatemala) -- Antiquities
Caracol Site (Belize) -- Antiquities
Calakmul Site (Mexico)
Belize -- Caracol Site
Guatemala -- Tikal Site
Mexico -- Calakmul Site
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Stanton, Travis W., 1971- editor.
Brown, M. Kathryn, 1965- editor.
LC no. 2020001813
ISBN 1646420462