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Location Call # Volume Status
 Sherman Library  F1435.3.E27 A53 2002    AVAILABLE  
Title Ancient Maya political economies / edited by Marilyn A. Masson, David A. Freidel.
OCLC 49421565
ISBN 0759100802 (hardback : alk. paper)
0759100810 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Publisher Walnut Creek, CA : AltaMira Press, [2002]
Description xi, 436 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
LC Subject heading/s Mayas -- Economic conditions.
Mayas -- Politics and government.
Mayas -- Antiquities.
Mexico -- Antiquities.
Central America -- Antiquities.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The nouveau elite potlatch: one scenario for the monumental rise of early civilizations / William L. Rathje -- The origins of Maya civilization: the old shell game, commodity, treasure, and kingship / David A. Freidel, Kathryn Reese-Taylor and David Mora-Marín -- The passage of the late preclassic into the early classic / Kathryn Reese-Taylor and Debra S. Walker -- Praise the ajaw and pass the Kakaw: Xibun Maya and the political economy of Cacao / Patricia A. McAnany ... [et al.] -- Ceramic exchange in the late classic and postclassic Maya lowlands: a diachronic approach / Georgia West -- Dynamics of regional integration in northwestern Belize / Lauren A. Sullivan -- At the crossroads: the economic basis of political power in the Petexbatun region / Antonia E. Foias -- Modes of exchange and regional patterns: Chunchucmil, Yucatan / Bruce H. Dahlin and Traci Ardren -- Praise the gods and pass the obsidian?: the organization of ancient economy in San Martín Jilotepeque, Guatemala / Geoffrey E. Braswell -- New perspectives on the prehispanic Maya salt trade / Anthony P. Andrews and Shirley B. Mock -- Community economy and the mercantile transformation in postclassic northeastern Belize / Marilyn A. Masson -- In praise of garbage: historical archaeology, households, and the Maya political economy / Craig A. Hanson.
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