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Title The Managed mosaic : ancient Maya agriculture and resource use / edited by Scott L. Fedick
Published Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press, [1996]
©1996
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 424 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents 1. Introduction: New Perspectives on Ancient Maya Agriculture and Resource Use / Scott L. Fedick -- 2. The Transformation from Foraging to Farming in Lowland Mesoamerica / Barbara Voorhies -- 3. A Record of Long- and Short-Term Climatic Variation from Northwest Yucatan: Cenote San Jose Chulchaca / Barbara W. Leyden, Mark Brenner and Tom Whitmore -- 4. A Reexamination of Regional Variability in the Prehistoric Agricultural Landscape / Nicholas P. Dunning -- 5. The Pre-Hispanic Cultivation of Rejolladas and Stone-Lands: New Evidence from Northeast Yucatan / Susan Kepecs and Sylviane Boucher -- 6. Sustainable Production and Residential Variation: A Historical Perspective on Pre-Hispanic Domestic Economies in the Maya Lowlands / Laura J. Levi -- 7. An Interpretive Kaleidoscope: Alternative Perspectives on Ancient Agricultural Landscapes of the Maya Lowlands / Scott L. Fedick -- 8. Benign Flooding on Tropical Lowland Floodplains / Alfred H. Siemens -- 9. Prehistoric Maya Farming in the Wetlands of Northern Belize: More Data from Albion Island and Beyond / Mary D. Pohl and Paul Bloom -- 10. Formation of Ancient Maya Wetland Fields: Natural and Anthropogenic Processes / Kevin O. Pope, Mary D. Pohl and John S. Jacob -- 11. Settlement and Land Use in the Pulltrouser Swamp Archaeological Zone, Northern Belize / Peter D. Harrison -- 12. Paleolimnological Analysis in the Central Peten, Guatemala / Don S. Rice -- 13. Interactions between Demographic Processes and Soil Resources in the Copan Valley, Honduras / John D. Wingard -- 14. The Political Economy of Ancient Maya Land Use: The Road to Ruin / K. Anne Pyburn -- 15. Precolumbian Maya Exploitation and Management of Deer Populations / H. Sorayya Carr -- 16. Achaeobotanical and Palynological Research at a Late Preclassic Maya Community, Cerros, Belize / Cathy J. Cane -- 17. Prehistoric Maya Use of Native Palms: Archaeobotanical and Ethnobotanical Evidence / Heather McKillop -- 18. Critical Resource Control and the Rise of the Classic Period Maya / Anabel Ford -- 19. Reservoirs and Watersheds in the Central Maya Lowlands / Vernon Scarborough -- 20. Resource Exploitation and Exchange among the Classic Maya: Some Initial Findings of the Maya Mountains Archaeological Project / Peter S. Dunham -- 21. Conclusion: Landscape Approaches to the Study of Ancient Maya Agriculture and Resource Use / Scott L. Fedick
Notes Papers presented at the Conference on Ancient Maya Agriculture and Biological Resource Management, held Aug. 22-24, 1991, University of California, Riverside
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-404) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
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Subject Irrigation farming -- Central America -- History -- Congresses.
Irrigation farming -- Mexico -- History -- Congresses.
Mayas -- Agriculture -- Congresses.
Mayas -- Economic conditions -- Congresses.
Mayas -- Hunting -- Congresses.
Subsistence economy -- Central America -- History -- Congresses.
Subsistence economy -- Mexico -- History -- Congresses.
Central America -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
Mexico -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
History.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Fedick, Scott L., 1956-
Conference on Ancient Maya Agriculture and Biological Resource Management (1991 : University of California, Riverside)
ISBN 0585132593 (electronic bk.)
9780585132594 (electronic bk.)
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