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Time Among the Maya

(1989)
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The Maya created one of the world's most brilliant civilizations, famous for its art, astronomy, and deep fascination with the mystery of time. Despite collapse in the ninth century, Spanish invasion in the sixteenth, and civil war in the twentieth, eight million people in Guatemala, Belize, and southern Mexico speak Mayan languages and maintain their resilient culture to this day. Traveling through Central America's jungles and mountains, Ronald Wright explores the ancient roots of the Maya, their recent troubles, and prospects for survival. Embracing history, anthropology, politics, and literature, Time Among the Maya is a riveting journey through past magnificence and the study of an enduring civilization with much to teach the present. "Wright's unpretentious narrative blends anthropology, archaeology, history, and politics with his own entertaining excursions and encounters." -- The New Yorker; "Time Among the Maya shows Wright to be far more than a mere storyteller or descriptive writer. He is an historical philosopher with a profound understanding of other cultures." -- Jan Morris, The Independent (London).



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June 1989 : UK Hardback
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Title: Time Among the Maya
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ISBN: 0-370-31302-X / 978-0-370-31302-3 (UK edition)
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April 1989 : USA Hardback
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Title: Time Among the Maya: Travels in Belize, Guatemala, and Mexico
Author(s): Ronald Wright
ISBN: 1-55584-291-7 / 978-1-55584-291-8 (USA edition)
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March 1989 : USA Hardback
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Title: Time among the Maya : Travels in Belize, Guatemala, and Mexico
Author(s): Ronald Wright
ISBN: 0-670-82737-1 / 978-0-670-82737-4 (USA edition)
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August 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Time Among the Maya: Travels in Belize, Guatemala, and Mexico
Author(s): Ronald Wright
ISBN: 0-14-319396-1 / 978-0-14-319396-8 (UK edition)
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September 2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: Time Among the Maya
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ISBN: 0-14-305437-6 / 978-0-14-305437-5 (UK edition)
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August 2000 : USA Paperback
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Title: Time Among the Maya: Travels in Belize, Guatemala, and Mexico
Author(s): Ronald Wright
ISBN: 0-8021-3728-8 / 978-0-8021-3728-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Press
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June 1998 : UK Paperback

Title: Time Among The Maya
Author(s): Ronald Wright
ISBN: 0-349-11158-8 / 978-0-349-11158-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown
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January 1997 : UK Paperback
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Title: Time Among The Maya
Author(s): Ronald Wright
ISBN: 0-349-10892-7 / 978-0-349-10892-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Abacus
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April 1991 : USA Paperback
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Title: Time Among the Maya: Travels in Belize, Guatemala, and Mexico
Author(s): Ronald Wright
ISBN: 0-8050-1470-5 / 978-0-8050-1470-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Henry Holt & Co
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January 1991 : UK Paperback
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Title: Time Among the Maya
Author(s): Ronald Wright
ISBN: 0-7088-4873-7 / 978-0-7088-4873-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
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February 1990 : UK Paperback
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Title: Time Among the Maya: Travels in Belize, Guatemala, And Mexico
Author(s): Ronald Wright
ISBN: 0-14-012038-6 / 978-0-14-012038-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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Title: Time Among the Maya: Travels in Belize, Guatemala, and Mexico
Author(s): Ronald Wright
Publisher: Penguin Canada
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