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Migrations in late Mesoamerica

Author: Christopher Stockard Beekman; Arlen Frank Chase; Diane Elizabeth Zaino Chase
Publisher: Gainesville University Press of Florida [2019]
Series: Maya studies
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume gathers scholars from different disciplines to address the role of migration during the most tumultuous centuries of Mesoamerican prehistory (A.D. 500-1500).
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Stockard Beekman; Arlen Frank Chase; Diane Elizabeth Zaino Chase
ISBN: 9780813066103 0813066107
OCLC Number: 1145220975
Description: xiv, 362 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Migrations in late Mesoamerica / Christopher S. Beekman --
I. Northern Mesoamerica. 2. How Mesoamerican are the Nahua languages? / Jane H. Hill ; 3. Three migration case studies from the Tula region / Dan M. Healan and Robert H. Cobean ; 4. Migration and the Coyotlatelco ceramic tradition : evidence from El Bajío / Christine Hernández and Dan M. Healan ; 5. El Grillo : the reestablishment of community and identity in far western Mexico / Christopher S. Beekman ; 6. "Then they pressed on" : indigenous migration in the Nahuatl annals of Chimalpahin / Susan Schroeder --
II. Southern Mesoamerica. 7. Classic period migration in the Maya area : a morphometric analysis / B. Scott Aubry ; 8. The murals of Cacaxtla : monumental art as evidence of migration / Andrew D. Turner ; 9. The Itzá Maya migration narratives : historic reality, myth, or... Weighing the idea of migrations in light of new research / Erik Boot ; 10. The Pipil migrations in Mesoamerica : history, identity, and politics / William R. Fowler ; 11. Dialectology and the history of Nahua peoples in Guatemala / Sergio Romero.
Series Title: Maya studies
Responsibility: edited by Christopher S. Beekman ; foreword by Arlen F. Chase and Diane Z. Chase.

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Bringing the often-neglected topic of migration to the forefront of ancient Mesoamerican studies, this volume uses an illuminating multidisciplinary approach to address the role of population  Read more...

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