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Archaeology of ancient Mexico and Central America : an encyclopedia

Author: Susan Toby Evans; David L Webster
Publisher: New York : Garland Pub., 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A reference devoted to the pre-Columbian archaeology of Mesoamerica features in-depth articles on the major cultural areas of ancient Mexico and Central America, coverage of important sites, articles on day-to-day life of ancient peoples in these regions, and several b&w regional and site maps and photographs.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Toby Evans; David L Webster
ISBN: 0815308876 9780815308874
OCLC Number: 44509235
Description: xliii, 948 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Selected entries: * Aztec Culture * Cannibalism * Ceramics * Chichen Itza * Diet and Nutrition * Foods and Cuisine * Gender Roles * Hydrology * Izapa Style * Maya Deities * Maize * Michoacan * Music and Dance * Otomi Culture * Rock Art * Stela Cult * Tajin Architecture * Tenochtitlan * Tikal * Weaponry * Weaving * Yanhuitlan
Responsibility: Susan Toby Evans, David L. Webster, editors.
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A one-volume encyclopedia in English devoted to pre-Columbian archaeology of the Mesoamerican culture area. It includes entries that range from the familiar and world-renowned archaeological  Read more...

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