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Title The Cambridge history of the native peoples of the Americas. Vol. 2, Mesoamerica. Part 1 / edited by Richard E.W. Adams, Murdo J. MacLeod
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (xv, 557 pages)
Series Cambridge histories online
Cambridge histories online
Contents Introduction to a survey of the native prehistoric cultures of Mesoamerica / Richard E.W. Adams -- The Paleoindian and Archaic cultures of Mesoamerica / Robert N. Zeitlin and Judith Francis Zeitlin -- The preclassic societies of the central highlands of Mesoamerica / David C. Grove -- The Precolumbian cultures of the Gulf Coast / Richard A. Diehl -- The Maya lowlands: pioneer farmers to merchant princes / Norman Hammond -- The central Mexican highlands from the rise of Teotihuacan to the decline of Tula / George L. Cowgill -- Western and northwestern Mexico / Shirley S. Gorenstein -- Cultural evolution in Oaxaca: the origins of the Zapotec and Mixtec civilizations / Joyce Marcus and Kent V. Flannery -- The southeast frontiers of Mesoamerica / Payson D. Sheets -- The Maya highlands and the adjacent Pacific coast / Robert J. Sharer -- The Aztecs and their contemporaries: the central and eastern Mexican highlands / Thomas H. Charlton
Summary This text gives a comprehensive, authoritative overview of the history of all the important native civilisations of Mesoamerica
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Indians of North America -- History.
Indians of Central America -- History
Indians of South America -- History
Indians of Central America.
Indians of North America.
Indians of South America.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Adams, Richard E. W., 1931-
MacLeod, Murdo J
ISBN 9781139053778
Other Titles History of the native peoples of the Americas