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The beginnings of Mesoamerican civilization : inter-regional interaction and the Olmec

Author: Robert M Rosenswig
Publisher: Cambridge, England ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
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Rosenswig proposes that we understand Early Formative Mesoamerica as an archipelago of complex societies.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Rosenswig, Robert M.
Beginnings of Mesoamerican civilization.
Cambridge, England ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010
(DLC) 2009024177
(OCoLC)402542556
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert M Rosenswig
ISBN: 9780511675591 0511675593 9780521111027 0521111021 9780511672347 0511672349 0511674821 9780511674822
OCLC Number: 593325444
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 374 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Part I. An Early Formative Mesoamerican Problem: 1. Introduction; 2. Knowledge in an archipelago of complexity; 3. Mesoamerica's first style horizons and the 'Olmec problem'; Part II. Archaeological Data: 4. Settlement patterns and architecture; 5. Diet, food processing and feasting; 6. Representations and aesthetics; 7. Inter-regional exchange patterns; Part III. Deriving Meaning from the Archaeological Record: 8. Data and expectations; 9. Conclusions.
Responsibility: Robert M. Rosenswig.
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'Rosenswig documents his refreshing approach with important studies of ceramics, figurines, obsidian, and iconography ... His compelling, innovative assessment is distinct from other significant Read more...

 
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