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The archaeology of Mesoamerican animals

Author: Christopher Markus Götz; Kitty F Emery
Publisher: Atlanta, Georgia : Lockwood Press, [2013] ©2013.
Series: Archaeobiology, No. 1.
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This volume presents current research from across the many cultures and regions of Mesoamerica, dealing specifically with the most current issues in zooarchaeological literature. The book's chapters  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Markus Götz; Kitty F Emery
ISBN: 9781937040055 1937040054
OCLC Number: 829755427
Description: xxvii, 779 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Christopher M. Götz --
Dog remains from the Marismas Nacionales / Elizabeth S. Wing --
Coastal resources in the city of the gods / Bernardo Rodríguez Galicia and Raúl Valadez Azúa --
Birds of the pre-hispanic domestic spheres of central Mexico / Eduardo Corona-Martínez --
The zooarchaeology of Olmec and epi-Olmec foodways along Mexico's Gulf Coast / Tanya M. Peres, Amber M. VanDerwarker, and Christopher A. Pool --
Animal use in the Mixteca Alta, Oaxaca, Mexico / Heather A. Lapham, Andrew K. Balkansky, and Ayla M. Amadio --
Animal economies in pre-Hispanic southern Mexico / Heather A. Lapham, Gary M. Feinman, and Linda M. Nicholas --
The use of animals by the pre-Hispanic Maya of the northern lowlands / Christopher M. Götz and Travis W. Stanton --
Animal consumption at the monumental center of Mayapán / Marilyn A. Masson and Carlos Peraza Lope --
Archaeofauna at Isla Cilvituk, Campeche, Mexico: residential site structure and taphonomy in postclassic Mesoamerica / Rani T. Alexander, John A. Hunter, Sean Arata, Ruth Martínez Cervantes, and Kristen Scudder --
Inferring the archaeological context through taphonomy: the use of the white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in Chinikihá, Chiapas / Coral Montero López --
Late-nineteenth and early twentieth-century animal use by San Pedro Maya and British populations at Holotunich, Belize / Erin Kennedy Thornton and Olivia Ng Cackler --
Archaeological animals of the southern Maya highlands: zooarchaeology of Kaminaljuyu / Kitty F. Emery, Erin Kennedy Thornton, Nicole R. Cannarozzi, Stephen Houston, and Héctor Escobedo --
Preliminary analysis of the zooarcheology of the San Cristóbal site, Nicaragua: the bounty of Mohammed's paradise / David N. Rewniak, Paul F. Healy, and Morgan Tamplin --
Molluscs as food in a prolific coastal environment: evidence for selective foraging and taphonomy from Cueva de los Vampiros (central Panama) / Diana Rocío Carvajal Contreras --
Pre-Columbian exploitation of birds around Panama Bay / Richard G. Cooke, David W. Steadman, Máximo Jiménez, and Ilean Isaza Aizpurúa --
Crawling and walking at the same time: challenges in "animal archaeology" in northern South America / Elizabeth Ramos Roca --
The dog in the Mexican archaeozoological record / Raúl Valadez Azúa, Alicia Blanco Padilla, Bernardo Rodríguez Galicia, and Gilberto Pérez Roldán --
Bats in ancient Mesoamerica / Laura Navarro and Joaquín Arroyo-Cabrales --
Conclusion: From zooarchaeological remains to a human context / Kitty F. Emery.
Series Title: Archaeobiology, No. 1.
Responsibility: edited by Christopher M. Götz and Kitty F. Emery.

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'A must for those interested in the interaction of human and animals in Mesoamerica or elsewhere. An excellent and balanced selection of topics by outstanding researchers.' (Guillermo L. Mengoni Read more...

 
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