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Great Maya droughts in cultural context : case studies in resilience and vulnerability, The
In The Great Maya Droughts in Cultural Context, contributors reject the popularized link between societal collapse and drought in Maya civilization, arguing that a series of periodic collapses," including the infamous ...
Inconstant landscape : the Maya kingdom of El Zotz, Guatemala, An
Contributor:Garrison, Thomas G.; Houston, Stephen
Six years of archaeological survey around the Maya kingdom of El Zotz a complex picture of a dynamic landscape that experienced numerous fluctuations over the course of 2000 years of occupation-it serves as a test-case of ...
Maya narrative arts
Contributor:Bassie-Sweet, Karen; Hopkins, Nicholas A.
A comprehensive and innovative analysis of the principles of Classic Maya narrative arts and applying those principles to major Palenque monuments. Demonstrating recent methodological shifts in the examination of art and ...
Classic Maya polities of the southern lowlands : integration, interaction, dissolution
Contributor:Marken, Damien B.; Fitzsimmons, James L.
Classic Maya Polities of the Southern Lowlands investigates Maya political and social structure in the southern lowlands, assessing, comparing, and interpreting the wide variation in Classic period Maya polity and city ...
Human adaptation in ancient Mesoamerica : empirical approaches to Mesoamerican archaeology
Contributor:Gonlin, Nancy; French, Kirk D.
"From the hydrological engineering behind Teotihuacan's layout, to the complexities of agriculture and sustainability in the Maya lowlands, to the nuanced history of abandonment along different lineages and households in ...
Ancient Maya commerce : multidisciplinary research at Chunchucmil
Contributor:Hutson, Scott R.
Using a variety of evidence--archaeological, botanical, geomorphological, and soil-based--contributors show how Chunchucmil, Yucatan, Mexico was a major center for both short and long distance trade, integrating the ...
Maya worldviews at conquest
Contributor:Cecil, Leslie G.; Pugh, Timothy W.
On being Maya and getting by : heritage politics and community development in Yucatán
Contributor:Taylor, Sarah R.
An ethnographic study of the two Ek' Balams-the notable archaeological site and the adjacent village-of the Yucatan Peninsula. When the archaeological site became a tourist destination, the village became a community-based ...
Hinterland households : rural agrarian household diversity in northwest Honduras
Contributor:Douglass, John G.
The rural sector of agrarian societies has historically been viewed as composed of undifferentiated households primarily interested in self-sufficiency. In more recent times, households have been seen as more diverse than ...