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Author: David Drew
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: kings, maya, chronicles, lost
Number of Pages: 492
Published: 1999
ISBN-10: 0520226127
ISBN-13: 9780520226128

Since the end of the eighteenth century, explorers and archaeologists have made spectacular discoveries in the tropical forests of Central America, the home of the ancient Maya. Across much of present-day Mexico, Guatemala, Belize and Honduras, dozens of their great cities have now been located, many still buried in remote parts of the jungle. Every year fresh reports emerge of the finding of previously unknown pyramids, temples and the tombs of kings. These discoveries offer renewed testimony to the special genius and sophisticated nature of Maya civilization, which reached the height of its

Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: outlook, agricultural, fao, oecd
Number of Pages: 252
Published: 2010-07-30
ISBN-10: 9264083758
ISBN-13: 9789264083752

This is the sixteenth edition of the Agricultural Outlook And The sixth co-edition prepared by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) And The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). This edition covers the outlook for commodity markets during the 2010 to 2019 period, and brings together the commodity, policy and country expertise of both organisations. The report analyses world market trends For The main agricultural products, As well as for biofuels. it provides an assessment of agricultural market prospects for production, consumption, trade,

Author: Barbara J. Shapiro
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: anglo, american, law, evidence, perspectives, historical, doubt, probable, cause, reasonable
Number of Pages: 388
Published: 1993-11-03
ISBN-10: 0520084519
ISBN-13: 9780520084513

"Beyond Reasonable Doubt" and "Probable Cause"          Acknowledgments          Preface     collapse section    Chapter One—  The Trial Jury and the Evolution of the Doctrine of "Beyond Reasonable Doubt"     •    Early Developments     collapse section    The "Satisfied Conscience" Test and Casuistry     •    The Cases     • &

Authors: Scott Westerfeld,  Rodrigo Corral,
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Keywords: uglies, book, trilogy
Number of Pages: 448
Published: 2005-02-08
ISBN-10: 0689865384
ISBN-13: 9780689865381

Everybody gets to be supermodel gorgeous. What could be wrong with that? Tally is about to turn sixteen, and she can’t wait. Not for her license -- for turning pretty. In Tally’s world, your sixteenth birthday brings an operation that turns you from a repellent ugly into a stunningly attractive pretty and catapults you into a high-tech paradise where your only job is to have a really great time. In just a few weeks Tally will be there. But Tally’s new friend Shay isn’t sure she wants to be pretty. She’d rather risk life on the outside. When Shay runs away, Tally

Author: Nancy Lyman Roelker
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: one, reformations, sixteenth, century, religious, paris, king, faith, parlement
Number of Pages: 560
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0520086260
ISBN-13: 9780520086265

This book, the culmination of a lifelong career in French history, tackles head-on the central question of the French Religious Wars: Why did France prove so consistently hostile and resistant to Protestantism? Distinguished scholar Nancy Lyman Roelker claims that what ultimately motivated the passion and violence of the civil wars was religion. She demonstrates that not only the body politic but also the body social was defined by Gallican Catholicism.Roelker underscores the role the Parlement played in shaping and safeguarding the social, as well as the political, order. Her study is based o

Author: Irving Albert Leonard
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: books, sixteenth, century, new, world, settlement, conquest, brave, account, men, spanish
Number of Pages: 516
Published: 1992
ISBN-10: 0520079906
ISBN-13: 9780520079908

Since its original publication in 1949, Irving A. Leonard's pioneering Books of the Brave has endured as the classic account of the introduction of literary culture to Spain's New World. Leonard's study documents the works of fiction that accompanied and followed the conquistadores to the Americas and goes on to argue that popular texts influenced these men and shaped the way they thought and wrote about their New World experiences.For the first time in English, this edition combines Leonard's text with a selection of the documents that were his most valuable sources--nine lists of books desti
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