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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 ...
Classic Maya polities of the southern lowlands: integration, interaction, dissolution
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 ...
Ruins of the past: the use and perception of abandoned structures in the Maya lowlands
Author(s):Stanton, Travis W.; Magnoni, Aline
From the Formative to the present, Maya peoples have continuously built, altered, abandoned, and re-used structures, imbuing them with new meanings at each transformation. Ruins of the Past is the first volume to focus on ...
Human adaptation in ancient Mesoamerica: empirical approaches to Mesoamerican archaeology
"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 ...
Carnegie Maya: the Carnegie Institution of Washington Maya Research Program, 1913-1957, The
Author(s):Weeks, John M.; Hill, Jane A.
Memory traces: analyzing sacred space at five Mesoamerican sites
Art historians and archaeologists from the US and Mexico come together to examine the nature of sacred space in Mesoamerica. Contributors explore the process of defining sacred space; how modern Western definitions differ ...
Interregional interaction in ancient Mesoamerica
Explores the role of interregional interaction in dynamic sociocultural processes that shaped the Pre-Columbian societies of Mesoamerica. Interdisciplinary scholars examine linguistic exchange and borrowing, scribal ...