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Cultural Continuity in Mesoamerica


Cultural Continuity in Mesoamerica


World Anthropology 1. Reprint 2011

von: David L. Browman

129,95 €

Verlag: De Gruyter
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 12.05.2011
ISBN/EAN: 9783110807776
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 451

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I-XIV -- PART ONE: Early Man in Mesoamerica and the Agricultural Basis -- Introduction -- Summary of Archaeological Evidence from the Valsequillo Region, Puebla, Mexico -- The Origin of Zea mays -- PART TWO: Exchange Networks -- Introduction -- Obsidian Exchange Networks: Inferences and Speculations on the Development of Social Organization in Formative Mesoamerica -- Shell Exchange Networks in Formative Mesoamerica -- Mössbauer Spectral Analysis of Olmec Iron Ore Mirrors: New Evidence of Formative Period Exchange Networks in Mesoamerica -- The Significance of the "Epiclassic" Period in Mesoamerican Prehistory -- Ports of Trade in Mesoamerica: A Reappraisal -- PART THREE: Ethnographic Contributions to Prehistory -- Introduction -- The Ancient Maya in Light of Their Ethnographic Present -- Ideas Concerning Maya Concepts of the Future -- Ethnographic Realities of Mayan Prehistory -- Mesoamericans as Cultural Brokers in Northern New Spain -- PART FOUR: Painting, Hieroglyphs, Ceramics, and Mythology -- Introduction -- Toward the Reconstruction of the Olmec Mythological System -- Maya and Teotihuacán Traits in Classic Maya Vase Painting of the Petén -- The Aztec System of Writing: Problems of Research -- The Deciphering of Glyphs Representing Mexica Governmental Titles -- The Aztec Day Names -- The Relationship Between Painting and Scripts -- Petroglyphs of the Antilles -- Contribution to the Study of Cultural Sequences in the Central Area of Costa Rica -- Biographical Notes -- Index of Names -- Index of Subjects

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