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The Order of Days: The Mayan World and the Truth about 2012

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A leading expert on Mayan culture presents an analysis of doomsday prophecies about 2012 while refuting common myths and explaining what hysteria-based interpretations of the end of the Mayan calendar reveal about today's world.

Synopsis:

The world's foremost expert on Mayan culture takes a hard look at the frenzy over 2012 and offers a fascinating (and accurate) trip through Mayan culture and belief.

About the Author

David Stuart is a Mayanist scholar and professor of Mesoamerican art and writing at the University of Texas at Austin. He began deciphering Mayan hieroglyphs at the age of eight, under the tutelage of Linda Schele. He has made major contributions in the field of epigraphy, particularly related to the decipherment of the Mayan script used by the pre-Columbian Mayan civilization of Mesoamerica.

Table of Contents

The Itza prophecy — Mesoamerican times — Finding order — The essence of space — Ideas of the day — Long counting — Beginnings and endings — The deepest time — Kings of time — Seeing stars.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307720818
Subtitle:
The Mayan World and the Truth about 2012
Publisher:
The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group
Author:
Stuart, David
Subject:
Americas (North Central South West Indies)
Subject:
Maya cosmology.
Subject:
Two thousand twelve, A.D
Subject:
Time
Subject:
Science Reference-General
Subject:
Astronomy - General
Subject:
Metaphysics-Nostradamus and Other Prophecies
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20110111
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
352

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History and Social Science » Native American » General Native American Studies
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History and Social Science » World History » General
Metaphysics » General
Reference » Science Reference » General
Religion » Western Religions » General and Comparative Religion
Science and Mathematics » Astronomy » General

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