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Unformatted text preview: The Emergence of Modern Economic Growth: A Comparative and Historical Analysis: L September 28, 2009 22 / 25 No More Kings…. Source: Martin, Simon and Nikolai Grube (2000) Chronicle of the Maya Kings and Queens, London: Thames & Hudson. p. 22-23. Source: Sidrys, Raymond and Rainer Berger (1979) “Lowland Maya radiocarbon dates and the Classic Maya Collapse,” Nature, 277, 269-277. Documenting the Collapse David Webster and his colleagues AnnCorinne Freter and Nancy Golin (Copán: The Rise and Fall of an Ancient Mayan Kingdom) have used archaeological surveys of the extent of settlement along with radio-carbon dating to estimate the historical population of Copán. The …gure of 28,000 around 800AD, though it is obviously uncertain, would make Copán bigger than London or Paris! Other cities, such as Tikal or Calakmul were certainly quite a bit larger. The dynamics of population vividly illustrate the collapse. This also comes out from evidence on the dates at which monuments were constructed. James A. Robinson (Harvard) The Emergence of Modern Economic Growth: A Compara...
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