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Books by David A. Freidel

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The Real Business of Ancient Maya Economies: From Farmers’ Fields to Rulers’ Realms

A timely synthesis of the latest research and perspectives on ancient Maya economics, this volume illuminates the sophistication and intricacy of economic systems in the Preclassic, Classic, and Postclassic periods.   

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Maya E Groups: Calendars, Astronomy, and Urbanism in the Early Lowlands

This volume presents new archaeological data to reveal that E Groups were constructed earlier than previously thought. In fact, they are the earliest identifiable architectural plan at many Maya settlements.