Mayan Culture Research Paper by hicaliber

Mayan Culture
A discussion of Mayan culture, including their art and religion.
# 95935 | 2,807 words | 7 sources | APA | 2007 | US

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This paper gives an overview of the ancient Mayan culture, with an emphasis on their art, religion and their daily lives. The author first examines the significance of the Mayan pyramids which still stand today. The pyramids are felt to give insights into the Mayan's religion and government. The paper continues by suggesting theories of why the Mayans disappeared. Despite the disappearance of ancient Mayans, the author suggests that cultural influences of the Mayans still exist in Central America today.

Introduction-Who Were the Mayans?
The Case Against the Mayans
The Case for Mayan Culture

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