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The Cloud people : divergent evolution of the Zapotec and Mixtec civilizations

Author: Kent V Flannery; Joyce Marcus
Publisher: Clinton Corners, N.Y. : Percheron Press, ©2003.
Series: A School of American Research book
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Percheron Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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A case study in the divergent evolution of Mexico's Zapotec and Mixtec civilizations, this collection has become a basic resource in the literature of Mesoamerican prehistory. Originally published by  Read more...

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Cloud people.
Clinton Corners, N.Y. : Percheron Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)653432271
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kent V Flannery; Joyce Marcus
ISBN: 0971958742 9780971958746
OCLC Number: 52806240
Notes: "A School of American Research book"--Page [ii].
Originally published: New York : Academic Press, 1983.
Description: xxxiv, 391 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm.
Contents: Theoretical Framework --
Divergent Evolution / Kent V. Flannery --
The Genetic Model and the Linguistic Divergence of the Otomangueans / Joyce Marcus --
The Common Origin of the Mixtec and Zapotec --
Environmental Contrasts in the Otomanguean Region / C. Earle Smith, Jr., Joseph W. Hopkins III --
Pleistocene Fauna of Early Ajuereado Type from Cueva Blanca, Oaxaca / Kent V. Flannery --
Excavated Sites of the Oaxaca Preceramic / Kent V. Flannery, Ronald Spores --
Tentative Chronological Phases for the Oaxaca Preceramic / Kent V. Flannery --
Ritual and Ceremonial Development at the Hunter-Gatherer Level / Robert D. Drennan --
Settlement, Subsistence, and Social Organization of the Proto-Otomangueans / Kent V. Flannery --
The Cultural Legacy of the Oaxacan Preceramic / Joyce Marcus, Kent V. Flannery, Ronald Spores --
The Formative Village and the Roots of Divergence --
The Espiridion Complex and the Origins of the Oaxacan Formative / Joyce Marcus --
The Tierras Largas Phase and the Analytical Units of the Early Oaxacan Village / Kent V. Flannery --
Origins of the Village in the Mixteca (Early Cruz Phase) / Ronald Spores --
Ritual and Ceremonial Development at the Early Village Level / Robert D. Drennan --
San Jose and Guadalupe Phase Settlement Patterns in the Valley of Oaxaca / Stephen Kowalewski, Eva Fisch, Kent V. Flannery --
The Growth of Site Hierarchies in the Valley of Oaxaca: Part I / Kent V. Flannery, Joyce Marcus --
The Growth of Site Hierarchies in the Valley of Oaxaca: Part II / Robert D. Drennan, Kent V. Flannery. A Middle Formative Elite Residence and Associated Structures at La Coyotera, Oaxaca / Charles S. Spencer, Elsa M. Redmond --
Middle and Late Formative Settlement Patterns in the Mixteca Alta / Ronald Spores --
The Rosario Phase and the Origins of Monte Alban I / Kent V. Flannery, Joyce Marcus --
Divergence of the Mixteca and the Valley of Oaxaca, 1330-500 B.C. / Ronald Spores --
The Origins of the State in Oaxaca --
The Founding of Monte Alban / Richard E. Blanton --
The Earliest Public Buildings, Tombs, and Monuments of Monte Alban, with Notes on the Internal Chronology of Period I / Kent V. Flannery, Joyce Marcus --
The First Appearance of Zapotec Writing and Calendrics / Joyce Marcus --
Valley-Floor Settlement Patterns during Monte Alban I / Stephen Kowalewski --
Yagul during Monte Alban I / John Paddock --
Monte Negro: A Reinterpretation / Kent V. Flannery --
The Development of Monte Alban's Main Plaza in Period II / Kent V. Flannery --
An Analysis of Monte Alban II Architecture / Donald Robertson --
The Conquest Slabs of Building J, Monte Alban / Joyce Marcus --
Valley-Floor Settlement Patterns in Monte Alban II / Stephen Kowalewski --
Monte Alban I and II Settlement in the Mountain Survey Zone between the Valleys of Oaxaca and Nochixtlan / Robert D. Drennan --
San Jose Mogote in Monte Alban II: A Secondary Administrative Center / Kent V. Flannery, Joyce Marcus --
Monte Alban II in the Macuilxochitl Area / Joyce Marcus --
Monte Alban II in the Yagul-Caballito Blanco Area / John Paddock. The Cuicatlan Canada and the Period II Frontier of the Zapotec State / Elsa M. Redmond, Charles S. Spencer --
Ramos Phase Urbanization in the Mixteca Alta / Ronald Spores --
San Martin Huamelulpan, Periods I and II --
The Style of the Huamelulpan Stone Monuments / Joyce Marcus --
The Early Urban Period --
Urban Monte Alban during Period III / Richard E. Blanton --
Functional Analysis of Architecture at Monte Alban / Donald Robertson --
The Legacy of the Early Urban Period: An Ethnohistoric Approach to Monte Alban's Temples, Residences, and Royal Tombs / Kent V. Flannery --
Stone Monuments and Tomb Murals of Monte Alban IIIa / Joyce Marcus --
Rethinking the Zapotec Urn / Joyce Marcus --
Valley-Floor Settlement Patterns during Monte Alban IIIa / Stephen Kowalewski --
Lintel 2 at Xoxocotlan / Joyce Marcus --
Las Flores Phase Settlement Patterns in the Nochixtlan Valley / Ronald Spores --
Yucunudahui / Ronald Spores --
Huamelulpan during Period III --
Monte Alban and Teotihuacan --
Some Differences in Urban and Rural Settlement Patterns between Monte Alban and Teotihuacan / Richard E. Blanton --
Some Differences in Urban Layout between Monte Alban and Teotihuacan / Donald Robertson --
Differences in the Site Hierarchies below Monte Alban and Teotihuacan: A Comparison Based on the Rank-Size Rule / Stephen Kowalewski --
The Oaxaca Barrio at Teotihuacan / John Paddock --
Teotihuacan Visitors on Monte Alban Monuments and Murals / Joyce Marcus --
A Possible Oaxacan Enclave near Tula --
The Changing Politics of A.D. 600-900. The Urban Decline of Monte Alban / Richard E. Blanton --
Some Thoughts on the Decline of Monte Alban / John Paddock --
Monte Alban IIIb-IV Settlement Patterns in the Valley of Oaxaca / Stephen Kowalewski --
Monte Alban IIIb-IV Settlement in the Mountain Survey Zone between the Valleys of Oaxaca and Nochixtlan / Robert D. Drennan --
Changing Patterns of Stone Monuments after the Fall of Monte Alban, A.D. 600-900 / Joyce Marcus --
Lambityeco / John Paddock --
Cuilapan / Kent V. Flannery, Joyce Marcus --
Monte Alban IV Foodstuffs in Guila Naquitz Cave / Kent V. Flannery, C. Earle Smith, Jr. --
The Mixteca Alta at the End of Las Flores / Ronald Spores --
The Tehuacan Valley at the End of the Palo Blanco Phase (A.D. 700) / Robert D. Drennan --
The Rise of the Nuine Centers in the Mixteca Baja / John Paddock --
The Middle Classic Nuine Style of the Mixteca Baja, Oaxaca: A Summary Report / Christopher L. Moser --
The Earliest Mixtec Dynastic Records / Mary Elizabeth Smith --
Comments on the Earliest Mixtec Dynastic Records / Donald Robertson --
Oaxaca and the Toltecs: A Postscript / Kent V. Flannery, Joyce Marcus --
The Postclassic Balkanization of Oaxaca --
An Introduction to the Late Postclassic / Joyce Marcus, Kent V. Flannery --
The Buildup of Mixtec Power --
The Origin and Evolution of the Mixtec System of Social Stratification / Ronald Spores --
The Mixtec Writing System / Mary Elizabeth Smith --
Differences between Mixtec and Aztec Writing / Donald Robertson. Postclassic Settlement Patterns in the Nochixtlan Valley / Ronald Spores --
Codex Selden: A Manuscript from the Valley of Nochixtlan? / Mary Elizabeth Smith --
Postclassic Mixtec Kingdoms: Ethnohistoric and Archaeological Evidence / Ronald Spores --
Regional Points of View in the Mixtec Codices / Mary Elizabeth Smith --
The Tomellin Canada and the Postclassic Cuicatec / Joseph W. Hopkins III --
A Postclassic Burial Cave in the Southern Canada / Christopher L. Moser --
Mixtec Impact on the Postclassic Valley of Oaxaca / John Paddock --
An Editorial Opinion on the Mixtec Impact / Kent V. Flannery, Joyce Marcus --
The Zapotec Response to Mixtec and Aztec Power --
Monte Alban in Period V / Richard E. Blanton --
Monte Alban's Tomb 7 / Joyce Marcus --
Monte Alban V Settlement Patterns in the Valley of Oaxaca / Stephen Kowalewski --
Late Postclassic Settlement in the Mountain Survey Zone between the Valleys of Oaxaca and Nochixtlan / Robert D. Drennan --
The Archaeological Evidence for Sa'a Yucu / Stephen Kowalewski --
San Jose Mogote and the Tay Situndayu / Kent V. Flannery, Joyce Marcus --
Major Monte Alban V Sites: Zaachila, Xoxocotlan, Cuilapan, Yagul, and Abasolo / Kent V. Flannery --
Urban Mitla and Its Rural Hinterland / Kent V. Flannery, Joyce Marcus --
The Reconstructed Chronology of the Later Zapotec Rulers, A.D. 1415-1563 / Joyce Marcus --
Comments on the Lienzos of Huilotepec and Guevea / John Paddock --
Aztec Military Campaigns against the Zapotec: The Documentary Evidence / Joyce Marcus. The Aztec Garrison of "Acatepec" / Richard E. Blanton --
Zapotec Warfare: Archaeological Evidence for the Battles of Huitzo and Guiengola / Kent V. Flannery --
Mixtec and Zapotec at the Time of the Spanish Conquest: Some Similarities and Differences --
Precolumbian Farming in the Valleys of Oaxaca, Nochixtlan, Tehuacan, and Cuicatlan: A Comparative Study / Kent V. Flannery --
Sixteenth-Century Kinship and Social Organization / Ronald Spores, Kent V. Flannery --
Mixtec Religion / Ronald Spores --
Zapotec Religion / Joyce Marcus --
Mixtec and Zapotec National Character: Some Early Views (A.D. 1580-1880) / John Paddock --
A Synthesis of the Cultural Evolution of the Zapotec and Mixtec / Joyce Marcus --
Archaeology and Ethnology in the Context of Divergent Evolution / Kent V. Flannery --
Radiocarbon Dates for the Oaxaca Region / Robert D. Drennan.
Series Title: A School of American Research book
Responsibility: edited by Kent V. Flannery and Joyce Marcus ; with a new introduction by the editors.
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