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Title Classic Maya provincial politics : Xunantunich and its hinterlands / edited by Lisa J. LeCount and Jason Yaeger
Published Tucson : University of Arizona Press, ©2010


Description 1 online resource (x, 451 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series UPCC book collections on Project MUSE
Contents The Xunantunich archaeological project, 1991-1997 / Richard M. Leventhal [and others] -- Provincial politics and current models of the Maya state / Lisa J. LeCount and Jason Yaeger -- Antecedents, allies, antagonists : Xunantunich and its neighbors / Wendy Ashmore -- A brief description of Xunantunich / Lisa J. LeCount and Jason Yaeger -- Changing places : the castillo and the structure of power at Xunantunich / Richard M. Leventhal -- The carved monuments and inscriptions of Xunantunich : implications for terminal classic sociopolitical relationships in the Belize Valley / Christophe Helmke, Jaime Awe, and Nikolai Grube -- Monumental building programs and changing political strategies at Xunantunich / Thomas R. Jamison -- Shifting political dynamics as seen from the Xunantunich palace / Jason Yaeger -- Elite craft production of stone drills and slate at Group D, Xunantunich / Jennifer B. Braswell -- The social construction of roads at Xunantunich, from design to abandonment / Angela H. Keller -- Mount Maloney people? Domestic pots, everyday practice, and the social formation of the Xunantunich polity / Lisa J. LeCount -- Landscapes of the Xunantunich hinterlands / Jason Yaeger -- Population, intensive agriculture, labor value, and elite-commoner political power relations in the Xunantunich hinterlands / L. Theodore Neff -- Integration and interdependence : the domestic chipped-stone economy of the Xunantunich polity / Jon C. VandenBosch, Lisa J. LeCount, and Jason Yaeger -- A community to be counted : Chaa Creek and the emerging Xunantunich polity / Samuel V. Connell -- Living in the hinterlands of a provincial polity / Cynthia Robin, Jason Yaeger, and Wendy Ashmore -- Conclusions : placing Xunantunich and its hinterland settlements in perspective / Lisa J. LeCount and Jason Yaeger -- Provincial politics at Xunantunich : power, differentiation, and identity in a classic-period Maya realm / Edward Schortman
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Social archaeology -- Belize River Valley (Guatemala and Belize)
Mayas -- Belize River Valley (Guatemala and Belize) -- Politics and government
Mayas -- Belize River Valley (Guatemala and Belize) -- Antiquities
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Belize River Valley (Guatemala and Belize)
Excavations (Archaeology)
Mayas -- Antiquities
Mayas -- Politics and government
Social archaeology
SUBJECT Xunantunich Site (Belize)
Belize River Valley (Guatemala and Belize) -- Antiquities
Subject Belize -- Xunantunich Site
Central America -- Belize River Valley
Form Electronic book
Author LeCount, Lisa J. (Lisa Jeanne), 1955- editor.
Yaeger, Jason, 1969- editor.
LC no. 2010006137
ISBN 9780816502875