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The Resource The ancient civilizations of Mesoamerica : a reader, edited by Michael E. Smith and Marilyn A. Masson

The ancient civilizations of Mesoamerica : a reader, edited by Michael E. Smith and Marilyn A. Masson

Label
The ancient civilizations of Mesoamerica : a reader
Title
The ancient civilizations of Mesoamerica
Title remainder
a reader
Statement of responsibility
edited by Michael E. Smith and Marilyn A. Masson
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
972/.01
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Smith, Michael Ernest
  • Masson, Marilyn A
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians of Mexico
  • Indians of Mexico
  • Indians of Mexico
  • Indians of Central America
  • Indians of Central America
  • Indians of Central America
Label
The ancient civilizations of Mesoamerica : a reader, edited by Michael E. Smith and Marilyn A. Masson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Mesoamerican civilizations / Marilyn A. Masson and Michael E. Smith -- Analyzing household activities / Kent V. Flannery and Marcus C. Winter -- Distinguishing the high and mighty from the Hoi Polloi at Tikal, Guatemala / William A. Haviland and Hattula Moholy-Nagy -- On the nature of the Mesoamerican city / Joyce Marcus -- Corporate groups and demestic activities at Teotihuacan / Linda Manzanilla -- Landscapes of cultivation in Mesoamerica on the eve of the conquest / Thomas M. Whitmore and B.L. Turner II -- Lithic craft specialization and product distribution at the Maya site of Colha, Belize / Harry J. Shafter and Thomas R. Hester -- Economic change in the Lowland Maya late Classic period / Prudence M. Rice -- Imports and exports in classic Mesoamerican political economy : the Tehuacan Valley and the Teotihuacan Obsidian industry / Robert D. Drennan, Philip T. Fitzgibbons and Heinz Dehn -- Principles of regional and long-distance trade in the Aztec Empire / Frances F. Berdan -- New perspectives on prehispanic highland Mesoamerica : a macroregional approach / Gary M. Feinman and Linda M. Nicholas -- Rural economy in late Postclassic Morelos : an archaeological study / Michael E. Smith and Cynthia Heath-Smith -- The power of prestige : competitive generosity and the emergence of rank societies in Lowland Mesoamerica / John E. Clark and Michael Blake -- Classic Maya Emblem Glyphs / Peter Mathews -- Ideology in ancient Maya cultural evolution : the dynamics of galactic politics / Arthur A. Demarest -- State and society at Teotihuacan, Mexico / George L. Cowgill -- Militarism and social organization at Xochicalco, Morelos / Kenneth G. Hirth -- The four priests : political stability / John M.D. Pohl -- Art, ritual and rulership in the Olmec world / F. Kent Reilly III -- Ancient Zapotec ritual and religion : an application of the direct historical approach / Joyce Marcus and Kent V. Flannery -- Kingship in the late preclassic Maya Lowlands : the instruments and places of ritual power / David A. Freidel and Linda Schele -- Postclassic Maya ritual at Laguna de On Island, Belize / Marilyn A. Masson -- figurines and the Aztec State : testing the effectiveness of ideological domination / Elizabeth M. Brumfiel -- Living with the ancestors : kinship and kingship in ancient Maya Society / Patricia A. McAnany
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 497 p.
Isbn
9780631211150
Isbn Type
(hb : alk. paper)
Lccn
99048855
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • ocm42475839
  • 928110
Label
The ancient civilizations of Mesoamerica : a reader, edited by Michael E. Smith and Marilyn A. Masson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Mesoamerican civilizations / Marilyn A. Masson and Michael E. Smith -- Analyzing household activities / Kent V. Flannery and Marcus C. Winter -- Distinguishing the high and mighty from the Hoi Polloi at Tikal, Guatemala / William A. Haviland and Hattula Moholy-Nagy -- On the nature of the Mesoamerican city / Joyce Marcus -- Corporate groups and demestic activities at Teotihuacan / Linda Manzanilla -- Landscapes of cultivation in Mesoamerica on the eve of the conquest / Thomas M. Whitmore and B.L. Turner II -- Lithic craft specialization and product distribution at the Maya site of Colha, Belize / Harry J. Shafter and Thomas R. Hester -- Economic change in the Lowland Maya late Classic period / Prudence M. Rice -- Imports and exports in classic Mesoamerican political economy : the Tehuacan Valley and the Teotihuacan Obsidian industry / Robert D. Drennan, Philip T. Fitzgibbons and Heinz Dehn -- Principles of regional and long-distance trade in the Aztec Empire / Frances F. Berdan -- New perspectives on prehispanic highland Mesoamerica : a macroregional approach / Gary M. Feinman and Linda M. Nicholas -- Rural economy in late Postclassic Morelos : an archaeological study / Michael E. Smith and Cynthia Heath-Smith -- The power of prestige : competitive generosity and the emergence of rank societies in Lowland Mesoamerica / John E. Clark and Michael Blake -- Classic Maya Emblem Glyphs / Peter Mathews -- Ideology in ancient Maya cultural evolution : the dynamics of galactic politics / Arthur A. Demarest -- State and society at Teotihuacan, Mexico / George L. Cowgill -- Militarism and social organization at Xochicalco, Morelos / Kenneth G. Hirth -- The four priests : political stability / John M.D. Pohl -- Art, ritual and rulership in the Olmec world / F. Kent Reilly III -- Ancient Zapotec ritual and religion : an application of the direct historical approach / Joyce Marcus and Kent V. Flannery -- Kingship in the late preclassic Maya Lowlands : the instruments and places of ritual power / David A. Freidel and Linda Schele -- Postclassic Maya ritual at Laguna de On Island, Belize / Marilyn A. Masson -- figurines and the Aztec State : testing the effectiveness of ideological domination / Elizabeth M. Brumfiel -- Living with the ancestors : kinship and kingship in ancient Maya Society / Patricia A. McAnany
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 497 p.
Isbn
9780631211150
Isbn Type
(hb : alk. paper)
Lccn
99048855
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • ocm42475839
  • 928110

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