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Ruins of the past : the use and perception of abandoned structures in the Maya lowlands
Contributor: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 ...
The great Maya droughts in cultural context : case studies in resilience and vulnerability
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 ...
The Carnegie Maya : the Carnegie Institution of Washington Maya Research Program, 1913-1957
Contributor:Weeks, John M.; Hill, Jane A.
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 ...
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 ...
Memory traces : analyzing sacred space at five Mesoamerican sites
Contributor:Kristan-Graham, Cynthia; Amrhein, Laura M.
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 ...