Titel: Mesoamerican Archaeology
Autor/en: Hendon, Joyce
1667:Standard B&W 6. 69 x 9. 61 in or 244 x 170 mm (Pinched Crown) Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam.
John Wiley & Sons
20. Oktober 2003 - kartoniert - 370 Seiten
Comprised of 12 chapters by leading archaeologists, Mesoamerican Archaeology engages the chronological benchmarks of precolumbian social development in the region.
Series Editors' Preface. Preface. Acknowledgments. List of Figures. List of Contributors. 1. Mesoamerica: A Working Model: Rosemary A. Joyce (University of California, Berkeley). 2. Mesoamerica Goes Public: Early Ceremonial Centers, Leaders, and Communities: John E. Clark (Brigham Young University). 3. Shared Art Styles and Long--Distance Contact in Early Mesoamerica: Richard G. Lesure (University of California, Los Angeles). 4. Governance and Policy at Classic Teotihuacan: Saburo Sugiyama (Aichi Prefectural University, Japan). 5. Social Identity and Daily Life at Classic Teotihuacan: Linda Manzanilla (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico). 6. Social Diversity and Everyday Life within Classic Maya Settlements: Cynthia Robin (Northwestern University). 7. Classic Maya Landscapes and Settlement: Wendy Ashmore (University of California, Riverside). 8. Sacred Space and Social Relations in the Classic Valley of Oaxaca: Arthur A. Joyce (University of Colorado). 9. The Archaeology of History in Postclassic Oaxaca: John M. D. Pohl (University of California, Los Angeles). 10. Meaning by Design: Ceramics, Feasting and Figured Worlds in Postclassic Mexico: Elizabeth M. Brumfiel (Albion College). 11. The Rural and Urban Landscapes of the Aztec State: Regional Perspectives and the Basin of Mexico Settlement Pattern Project: Deborah L. Nichols (Dartmouth College). 12. Postclassic and Colonial Period Sources on Maya Society and History: Julia A. Hendon (Gettysburg College). Glossary. Index
Julia A. Hendon is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Gettysburg College. She is a Maya archaeologist with field experience since 1980 in Belize, Guatemala, and Honduras, and is the former editor of Anthropological Literature: An Index to Periodical Articles and Essays (1988--1996). Rosemary A. Joyce is Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley. She has been engaged in archaeological fieldwork in Honduras since 1977. Her most recent publications include: Gender and Power in Prehispanic Mesoamerica (2001), The Languages of Archaeology (2002), and Embodied Lives: Egypt and the Ancient Maya (editor, with Lynn Meskell, 2003).
"This is not the same old culture history but a respectable compilation of recent fieldwork and analysis within a framework of innovative problem--oriented research. Joycea s introductory chapter is a synthetic tour de force." Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute "With specially commissioned essays by leading scholars, this is an excellent up--to--date introduction to Mesoamerican archaeology." Oxbow Books "In this volume archaeologists have, at last, a textbook on Mesoamerica that combines recent data with current social thought. The chapters are beautifully written and provocative, giving deeper insight into Mesoamerican cultural diversity without simplifying 5000 years into a single story. Hendon and Joyce have chosen contributors who are not just specialists, but who are some of the most exciting thinkers of our generation." K. Anne Pyburn, Indiana University "Mesoamerican Archaeology: Theory and Practice is an outstanding book. It is exactly what we've needed in the field for a very long time and should be used by everyone teaching a course in Mesoamerican archaeology. Hendon and Joyce have done an outstanding job of integrating fresh essays by leading scholars into a text that is both theoretically informed and empirically up to date. The combination of theory and data make it an indispensable work." Michael Love, California State University, Northridge