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Cultural continuity in Mesoamerica / edited by David L. Browman.

; International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (9th : 1973 : Chicago)
The Hague : Mouton, 1978.
ISBN 0202900576, 9780202900575, 9027975604, 9789027975607

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Other Authors Browman, David L.
International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (9th : 1973 : Chicago)
Subjects Amérique -- Antiquités.
Antiquities.
Arqueologia/pre-historia (Mexico)
Central America -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
Central America.
Historia da america (pre-colombiana)
Historia da america -- cultura.
Indians of Central America -- History -- Congresses.
Indians of Central America.
Indians of Mexico -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
Indians of Mexico -- Antiquities.
Indiens d'Amérique -- Antiquités.
Mexico -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
Mexico.
Series World anthropology.
Description xiii, 438 pages : with illustrations ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1978.
Notes "Distributed in the USA and Canada by Aldine, Chicago."
Papers prepared for the 9th International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, Chicago, 1973.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Summary Of archaeological evidence from the Valsequillo region, Puebla, Mexico / Cynthia Irwin-Williams -- The origin of Zea mays / George W. Beadle -- Obsidian exchange networks: inferences and speculation on the development of social organization in formative Mesoamerica / Jane Wheeler Pires-Ferreira -- Shell exchange networks in formative Mesoamerica / Jane Wheeler Pires-Ferreira -- Mossbauer spectral analysis of Olmec iron ore mirrors: new evidence of formative period exchange networks in Mesoamerica / Jane Wheeler Pires-Ferreira and Billy Joe Evans -- The significance of the 'epiclassic' period in Mesoamerican prehistory / Malcolm C. Webb -- Ports of trade in Mesoamerica: a reappraisal / Frances Frei Berdan -- The ancient Maya in light of their ethnographic present / James C. Gifford -- Ideas concerning Maya concepts of the future / James C. Gifford -- Ethnographic realities of Mayan prehistory / Jeffrey C. Howry -- Mesoamericans as cultural brokers in northern New Spain / John Hobgood and Carroll L. Riley -- Toward the reconstruction of the Olmec mythological system / R.V. Kinzhalov -- Maya and Teotihuacan traits in classic Maya vase painting of the Peten / Jacinto Quirarte -- The Aztec system of writing: problems of research / Joaquin Galarza -- The deciphering of glyphs representing Mexica governmental titles / Horacio Corona Olea -- The Aztec day names / Herbert Landar -- The relationship between painting and scripts / Jorge Elliott -- Petroglyphs of the Antilles / Ripley P. Bullen -- Contribution to the study of cultural sequences in the central area of Costa Rica / Carlos H. Aguilar.
Contents Summary of archaeological evidence from the Valsequillo region, Puebla, Mexico / Cynthia Irwin-Williams -- The origin of Zea mays / George W. Beadle -- Obsidian exchange networks: inferences and speculation on the development of social organization in formative Mesoamerica / Jane Wheeler Pires-Ferreira -- Shell exchange networks in formative Mesoamerica / Jane Wheeler Pires-Ferreira -- Mossbauer spectral analysis of Olmec iron ore mirrors: new evidence of formative period exchange networks in Mesoamerica / Jane Wheeler Pires-Ferreira and Billy Joe Evans -- The significance of the 'epiclassic' period in Mesoamerican prehistory / Malcolm C. Webb -- Ports of trade in Mesoamerica: a reappraisal / Frances Frei Berdan -- The ancient Maya in light of their ethnographic present / James C. Gifford -- Ideas concerning Maya concepts of the future / James C. Gifford -- Ethnographic realities of Mayan prehistory / Jeffrey C. Howry -- Mesoamericans as cultural brokers in northern New Spain / John Hobgood and Carroll L. Riley -- Toward the reconstruction of the Olmec mythological system / R.V. Kinzhalov -- Maya and Teotihuacan traits in classic Maya vase painting of the Peten / Jacinto Quirarte -- The Aztec system of writing: problems of research / Joaquin Galarza -- The deciphering of glyphs representing Mexica governmental titles / Horacio Corona Olea -- The Aztec day names / Herbert Landar -- The relationship between painting and scripts / Jorge Elliott -- Petroglyphs of the Antilles / Ripley P. Bullen -- Contribution to the study of cultural sequences in the central area of Costa Rica / Carlos H. Aguilar.
Genre Conference proceedings.
History.
Geographic Area Central America
Mexico
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4245687
(OCoLC)ocm04245687
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