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Framing complexity in Formative Mesoamerica

dc.contributor.authorDeLance, Lisa, editor
dc.contributor.authorFeinman, Gary M., editor
dc.contributor.authorUniversity Press of Colorado, publisher
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references and index.
dc.description.abstractAn examination of variable social and economic processes, Framing Complexity in Formative Mesoamerica explores nascent social complexity during the Preclassic/Formative period in Mesoamerica and addresses broader social questions about egalitarian and transegalitarian Pre-hispanic Mesoamerican cultural groups. The chapters explore social aggregation, emergence of ethnic affiliations, and regional and macro-regional variability.--Provided by publisher.
dc.description.tableofcontentsFraming complexity / Lisa L DeLance -- Heterarchy and the emergence of social complexity in Formative period coastal Oaxaca, Mexico / Guy David Hepp -- Pottery and society during the Preclassic period at Yaxuná, Yucatán / Travis W. Stanton, Sara Dzul Góngora, Ryan H. Collins, Rodrigo Martín Morales -- The emergence of complex imagery on late Terminal Formative gray ware pottery from coastal Oaxaca, Mexico / Jeffrey S. Brzezinski, Sarah B. Barber, Arthur A. Joyce -- The beginnings of complexity in the central Petén Lakes area / Prudence M. Rice, Katherine E. South -- Shifting ceramic styles in the Formative period Basin of Mexico / Wesley D. Stoner, Deborah L. Nichols -- Urban organization and origins of complexity in the Puuc Region of Northern Yucatan / Michael P. Smyth -- The role of monumental architecture and landscape modification in the development of complexity at early Xunantunich, Belize / Zoē J. Rawski, M. Kathryn Brown -- The complexity of figurines: ancestor veneration at Cahal Pech, Cayo, Belize / Lisa L. DeLance, Jamie J. Awe -- From shell beads to symbolic royal bodies: a diachronic comparison of body ornamentation production, consumption, and social complexity at prehispanic Pacbitun, Belize / Jon Spenard, George J. Micheletti, Kaitlin Crow, Terry G. Powis, Teresa Tremblay -- Why the Mesoamerican Formative period matters? Vantages on human aggregation and cooperation / Gary M. Feinman.
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dc.subject.lcshIndians of Mexico -- Social conditions
dc.subject.lcshIndians of Central America -- Social conditions
dc.subject.lcshIndians of Mexico -- Antiquities
dc.subject.lcshIndians of Central America -- Antiquities
dc.subject.lcshIndigenous peoples -- Mexico
dc.subject.lcshIndigenous peoples -- Central America
dc.subject.lcshExcavations (Archaeology) -- Mexico
dc.subject.lcshExcavations (Archaeology) -- Central America
dc.titleFraming complexity in Formative Mesoamerica


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