How does he know this? Mr Ousby's main sources
Primary sources (from the actual times they're describing)
- The four Maya codices: The Madrid Codex, The Dresden Codex, The Paris Codex and the Maya Codex of Mexico. (The actual dates of these codices are heavily debated by Maya scholars)
- 'Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan' by John Lloyd Stephens, illustrated by Frederick Catherwood (1854 edition)
Secondary sources (recent sources about past times)
- 'The Maya' (Ninth Edition) by Michael D. Coe and Stephen Houston (2015)
- 'Jungle of Stone' by William Carlsen (2017)
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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