The living Maya ancient wisdom in the era of 2012 by Robert Sitler

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Published by North Atlantic Books in Berkeley, Calif .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Sitler, Robert, -- 1955- -- Travel -- Central America,
  • Mayas -- Social life and customs,
  • Maya philosophy,
  • Social values,
  • Wisdom,
  • Two thousand twelve, A.D,
  • Social problems,
  • Civilization, Modern -- 21st century

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementRobert Sitler.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1435.3.S7 S58 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24028818M
ISBN 109781556439391
LC Control Number2010000619
OCLC/WorldCa501402165

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