Exploring the Lost Maya - Jerry Borrell

Exploring the Lost Maya

By Jerry Borrell

  • Release Date: 2015-08-15
  • Genre: Americas


This interactive electronic book, an exploration of the ancient Maya culture, is the second of a series of volumes on ancient civilizations by Jerry Borrell. This volume covers the ancient Maya civilization of Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and Belize, spanning the period from 2000 B.C. to A.D. 1500. Exploring the Lost Maya is the most complete history of the ancient Maya available in an electronic book format and is based on original photography and video taken at 40 different archaeological sites in four countries and at several museums. The title covers the history, cultural achievements and ultimate demise of the ancient Maya city- states, following their conquest in the Americas by the Spanish. In addition to the hundreds of full-screen photographs, Exploring the Lost Maya contains historical references written by leading Maya scholar, Robert Sharer, Ph.D.; interactive maps of major Maya sites; 19th-century lithographs and historical photos; an interactive multimedia timeline of Maya history; movies on several facets of Maya culture; travel information for those planning to visit the sites; and much more.