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Title Maya subsistence : studies in memory of Dennis E. Puleston / edited by Kent V. Flannery
Published New York : Academic Press, [1982]
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 368 pages) : illustrations
Series Studies in archaeology
Studies in archaeology.
Contents Dennis Edward Puleston (1940-1978): Maya archaeologist / Gordon R. Willey -- Cultural evolution and ecological succession in the Valley of Guatemala: 1500 B.C.-A.D. 1524 / William T. Sanders and Carson N. Murdy -- An ecological model of the early Maya of the central lowlands / Barbara Voorhies -- Prehistoric agricultural systems in El Salvador / Payson D. Sheets -- Subsistence and society in eastern Yucatan / Peter D. Harrison -- Subsistence, trade, and development of the coastal Maya / David A. Freidel and Vernon Scarborough -- Ancient lowland and highland Maya water and soil conservation strategies / Raymond T. Matheny -- Hydraulic agriculture in the American tropics: forms, measures, and recent research / William M. Denevan -- Prehispanic agricultural use of the wetlands of northern Belize / Alfred H. Siemens -- The origin of raised fields near San Antonio, Belize: an alternative hypothesis / Pierre P. Antoine, Richard L. Skarie, and Paul R. Bloom -- The plant world of the sixteenth- and seventeenth-century lowland Maya / Joyce Marcus -- Agriculture and trade in the colonial period southern Maya lowlands / Grant D. Jones -- The traditional role of women and animals in lowland Maya economy / Mary Pohl and Lawrence H. Feldman -- The contemporary role of women in lowland Maya livestock production / Marion Marshall Nimis -- Experiences in traditional hydraulic agriculture / Arturo Gomez-Pompa, Hector Luis Morales, Epifanio Jimenez Avila, and Julio Jimenez Avila -- Maya subsistence: a commentary / George A. Collier -- Appendix 1: Dennis E. Puleston: a tribute / Frank C. Miller -- Appendix 2: the role of Ramon in Maya subsistence / Dennis E. Puleston
Analysis Central America Maya agricultural settlements Archaeological investigation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Puleston, Dennis Edward, 1940-1978 -- Congresses.
Indians of Central America -- Agriculture -- Congresses.
Indians of Central America -- Economic conditions -- Congresses.
Indians of Mexico -- Agriculture -- Congresses.
Indians of Mexico -- Economic conditions -- Congresses.
Mayas -- Agriculture -- Congresses.
Mayas -- Economic conditions -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Flannery, Kent V.
Puleston, Dennis Edward, 1940-1978.
University of Minnesota. Department of Anthropology.
ISBN 012259780X (electronic bk.)
9780122597800 (electronic bk.)