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The Oxford encyclopedia of Mesoamerican cultures

Author: David Carrasco; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2006. ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Website : Document : Updating database   Continually Updated Resource   Computer File : English : e-reference editionView all editions and formats
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A reference source to chronicle Pre-Hispanic, colonial, and modern Mesoamerica, defined as the lands stretching from Mexico to the southern tip of Central America. With more than 600 articles, it is invaluable for those interested in the rich heritage of this land. Encompassing the great civilizations of the pre-Columbian era (including the Olmec, Aztec, and Maya peoples) up through the colonial and postcolonial  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sources
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Encyclopedias
Material Type: Document, Updating database, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Continually Updated Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Carrasco; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 0195188438 9780195188431 9780195108156 0195108159
OCLC Number: 1081068751
Notes: Issued as part of Oxford reference online, and Oxford digital reference shelf.
Other Titles: Oxford reference.
Responsibility: edited by Davíd Carrasco.

Abstract:

A reference source to chronicle Pre-Hispanic, colonial, and modern Mesoamerica, defined as the lands stretching from Mexico to the southern tip of Central America. With more than 600 articles, it is invaluable for those interested in the rich heritage of this land. Encompassing the great civilizations of the pre-Columbian era (including the Olmec, Aztec, and Maya peoples) up through the colonial and postcolonial periods, the Encyclopedia covers art, archaeology, religious studies, anthropology, history, and historiography of the region in fully cross-referenced, signed articles by the leading scholars in the discipline.

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