Best Chichen Itza Books

Chichén Itzá and Tula have long been conceived as "twin cities"--paired political capitals that share so many aspects of architectural plan, sculptural repertory, and iconographical motifs that they represent a unique case of cultural contact and artistic convergence in ancient Mesoamerica.
Few explorers have had the experience of uncovering a civilization almost entirely unknown to the world. But Stephen's two expeditions to Mexico and Central America in 1839 and 1841 yielded the first solid information on the culture of the Maya Indians.
Tras identificar los orígenes, desplazamientos y creaciones de los itzaes, Román Piña Chan logra fundamentar una hipótesis innovadora: no fueron los toltecas los que influyeron en los itzaes, sino éstos quienes determinaron, si bien tardíamente, ciertas concepciones artísticas y aun religiosas entre los habitantes de Tula.
The recent interpretation of Maya hieroglyphs has given us the first written history of the New World as it existed before the European invasion. In this book, two of the first central figures in the massive effort to decode the glyphs, Linda Schele and David Freidel, make this history available in all its detail.
This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work.
Reunión de cuatro conferencias dictadas por el autor, en distintas universidades entre 1954 y 1955. Presenta en líneas muy generales, con el rigor del historiador y la pasión del amante de nuestras civilizaciones precolombinas, una visión integradora del pueblo maya desde sus orígenes, que rescata la esencia de una tradición cultural viva en el México de hoy.
Popol Vuh, the Quiché Mayan book of creation, is not only the most important text in the native languages of the Americas, it is also an extraordinary document of the human imagination.
Chichén Itzá ("mouth of the well of the Itza") was one of the great centers of civilization in prehistoric America, serving between the eighth and twelfth centuries A.D. as a religious, economic, social, and political capital on the Yucatán Peninsula.
This unique and extraordinary guide to seven major sites of Maya civilization highlights the pioneering work of two great scholars of ancient America. For readers at every level -- from the casual tourist to the serious student -- The Code of Kings relies on Linda Schele and Peter Mathews's revolutionary work in the decipherment of the hieroglyphs that cover the surfaces of Maya ruins.
This guide focuses on giving you an in-depth description of Chichen Itza’s Pyramids, Temples, and Cenotes. You’ll also learn about its history, tips, facts, and travel recommendations.
With more than 130 high-resolution images and new videos, this is the definitive guide to the most important ancient Maya ruins in Mexico, including Chichen Itza, Tulum, Teotihuacan, Palenque, and more.