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In search of Maya sea traders

Author: Heather Irene McKillop
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2005.
Series: Texas A & M University anthropology series, no. 11.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Heather McKillop first visited the coast of Belize in 1979 in search of the sea trade that helped move salt, obsidian, coral, and other goods around the interior of the Mayan empire. This book  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2004010258
(OCoLC)55145823
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Irene McKillop
ISBN: 160344596X 9781603445962
OCLC Number: 656674231
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 226 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: My first visit to Wild Cane Cay, 1981 --
Fieldwork at Wild Cane Cay --
Trips to town and visitors to the cay --
Household archaeology --
Obsidian trade --
Maya ancestors : keeping the dead at home --
A new dory --
Underwater archaeology --
Volunteers --
In search of the coastal Maya --
Returning to Wild Cane Cay in 1992 --
Provisions from Punta Gorda --
Submerged ancient saltworks --
Sea-level rise and ancient trade --
Settlement patterns --
Target practice --
Rough seas, submerged sites --
Coral architecture --
Truce with the sea.
Series Title: Texas A & M University anthropology series, no. 11.
Responsibility: Heather McKillop.

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