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Author Jenkins, John Major.

Title The 2012 story : the myths, fallacies, and truth behind the most intriguing date in history / John Major Jenkins.

Imprint New York : Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Adams  001.9 J417t, 2009    ---  Lib Use Only
Description 482 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [451]-463) and index.
Contents Recovering a lost world -- The long career of the long count -- Seductive spells -- Breakthroughs or breakdown? -- The 2012 explosion -- Doubting scholars -- The galactic alignment theory : update -- 2012 and the big picture -- Sacred science and perennial philosophy -- The fulfillment of the Maya prophecy -- Ending the war on us -- The Maya Renaissance -- Restoring the big picture -- After the party.
Summary From one of the pioneering authors who introduced the 2012 countdown to the world's spiritual community comes an epic exploration of the origins of this portentous date. Jenkins examines the date's roots in Mayan cosmology, modern astronomy, and ancient prophecy.
Subject Maya calendar.
Maya astronomy.
Two thousand twelve, A.D.
Added Title Twenty twelve
Two thousand twelve
ISBN 9781585427666 (hc)
1585427667 (hc)
Standard No. IG# 9781585427666
NZ1 13098219
AU@ 000044551023
CDX 10304355

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