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Mesoamerican elites : an archaeological assessment

Author: Diane Z Chase; Arlen F Chase
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, ©1992.
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Examines how the term elite has been used and why a concern with elites is important. Leading Mesoamerican archaeologists provide a broad spectrum of views, pointing to problems in the archaeological  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History (form)
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Diane Z Chase; Arlen F Chase
ISBN: 0806123710 9780806123714 0806135425 9780806135427
OCLC Number: 24908566
Description: xiv, 375 pages : illustrations, maps, tables ; 24 cm
Contents: Mesoamerican elites : assumptions, definitions, and models / Arlen F. Chase and Diane Z. Chase --
Interregional exchange as elite behavior : an evolutionary perspective / Kenneth Hirth --
Elites and the changing organization of classic Maya society / Arlen F. Chase --
Distinguishing the high and mighty from the hoi polloi at Tikal, Guatemala / William A. Haviland and Hattula Moholy-Nagy --
Noblesse oblige : the elites of Altun Ha and Lamanai, Belize / David M. Pendergast --
"Will the real elites please stand up?" : an archaeological assessment of Maya elite behavior in the Terminal Classic period / Gair Tourtellot, Jeremy A. Sabloff, and Kelli Carmean --
Children of the first father's skull : terminal classic warfare in the northern Maya lowlands and the transformation of kingship and elite hierarchies / David A. Freidel --
Postclassic Maya elites : ethnohistory and archaeology / Diane Z. Chase --
Maya elites : the perspective from Copan / David Webster --
Elites and ethnicity along the southeastern fringe of Mesoamerica / John S. Henderson --
The emergence of the Quiche elite : the Putun-Palenque connection / John W. Fox, Dwight T. Wallace, and Kenneth L. Brown --
Archaeological indicators of formative period elites : a perspective from central Mexico / David C. Grove and Susan D. Gillespie --
Social differentiation at Teotihuacan / George L. Cowgill --
Royal families, royal texts : examples from the Zapotec and Maya / Joyce Marcus --
Late Postclassic and Colonial period elites at Otumba, Mexico : the archaeological dimensions / Thomas H. Charlton and Deborah L. Nichols --
The elite and assessment of social stratification in Mesoamerican archaeology / Stephen A. Kowalewski, Gary M. Feinman, and Laura Finsten --
Ranking and stratification in prehispanic Mesoamerica / William T. Sanders --
The concern with elites in archaeological reconstructions : Mesoamerican materials / George E. Marcus --
An archaeological assessment of Mesoamerican elites / Diane Z. Chase and Arlen F. Chase.
Responsibility: edited by Diane Z. Chase and Arlen F. Chase.


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