Book Reviews

The Lost Secrets of Maya Technology Reviewed By David W. Menefee of Bookpleasures.com

As we inch closer to the cryptic December 21, 2012 date when the ancient Maya calendar seems to indicate that the civilization we’ve known will drastically change, The Lost Secrets of Maya Technology takes on newfound relevance.

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Appease your inner Indiana Jones and delve into The Lost Secrets of Maya Technology

Looking for a view of Maya technology that does not concentrate on absurd interpretations of calendars and December 21, 2012? If so, James O'Kon's The Lost Secrets of Maya Technology belongs on your bookshelf. The Lost Secrets of Maya Technology is the culmination of civil engineer James O'Kon's lifelong passion for studying the Maya and their technological advances, with information from four decades of study and fifty visits to remote Maya sites seamlessly brought together in this book.

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Review: The Lost Secrets of Maya Technology

Having said that, O’Kon’s personal anecdotes are golden and really make the book. I wish that he had used more of them.

I highly recommend “The Lost Secrets of Maya Technology” the book is a must read. If you decide to pick up one book on the subject, this is the book to get. Price, presentation, content, this book is a good bang for the buck.

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Book Review: The Lost Secrets of Maya Technology by James A. O'Kon P.E.

Article Author: Dr Joseph S Maresca

The Lost Secrets of Maya Technologyby James A. O'Kon P.E. traces the evolution of Mayan culture and engineering over the centuries. Numerous schematics are depicted throughout the book to demonstrate how the Mayan mathematicians and scientists overcame extensive environmental challenges like frequent  flooding and droughts.