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Urbanization and religion in ancient Central Mexico

Author: David M Carballo
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2016] ©2016
Series: Oxford studies in the archaeology of ancient states.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Urbanization and Religion in Ancient Central Mexico examines the ways in which urbanization and religion intersected in pre-Columbian central Mexico, with a primary focus on the later Formative period and the transition to the Classic period. The major societal transformations of this interval occurred approximately two-thousand years ago and over a millennium before Mexico's best known early civilization, the  Read more...
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Carballo, David M.
Urbanization and religion in ancient Central Mexico.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2016]
(DLC) 2015008764
(OCoLC)917888269
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David M Carballo
ISBN: 9780190251079 0190251077
OCLC Number: 919201137
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 274 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Religion and urbanization in ancient societies --
The central Mexican highlands and its people --
Formative to classic in central Mexico --
Sacred landscapes --
Sacred actors --
Ritual and religion in the creation of urban landscapes.
Series Title: Oxford studies in the archaeology of ancient states.
Responsibility: David M. Carballo.

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Urbanization and Religion in Ancient Central Mexico examines the ways in which urbanization and religion intersected in pre-Columbian central Mexico. It provides a materially informed history of  Read more...

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