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Author Foias, Antonia E.

Title Ancient Maya political dynamics / Antonia E. Foias ; foreword by Diane Z. Chase and Arlen F. Chase
Published Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2013]
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Series Maya studies
Maya studies.
Contents Introduction -- Political anthropology, archaeology, and ancient politics -- Archaeological studies of ancient politics -- Reconstructing classic Maya polities: the macro scale of political analysis -- Internal dynamics, bureaucracy, and political centralization: the middle scale of political analysis -- The flow and use of power: the micro scale of political analysis -- Conclusions: toward an archaeology of power
Summary An exploration, using research from the Maya site Motul de San Jose in Guatemala, of how political structures and dynamics have been examined by political anthropologists and archaeologists over the last century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Mayas -- Guatemala -- Antiquities.
Mayas -- Guatemala -- History.
Mayas -- Guatemala -- Politics and government.
Political anthropology -- Guatemala.
Guatemala -- Antiquities.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Chase, Arlen F. (Arlen Frank), 1953-
Chase, Diane Z.
LC no. 2013007070
ISBN 081304832X (electronic bk.)
9780813048321 (electronic bk.)