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Published 1987
In situ archaeological conservation : proceedings of meetings April 6-13, 1986, Mexico /

: viii, 205 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 30 cm. : Includes bibliographical references. : 094110303X

Published 1966
The evolution of urban society : early Mesopotamia and prehispanic Mexico /

: ix, 191 pages : maps ; 22 cm. : Bibliography : pages 176-184.

In quest of lost worlds : five archeological expeditions, 1925-1934 /

: 254 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm. : 1589762460

Published 1977
Prehistoric Mesoamerica /

: xiv, 370 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. : Includes bibliographical references (pages [346]-362) and index.

Published 2010
Indigenous apostles : Maya Catholic catechists working the word in highland Chiapas /

: Indigenous Apostles tells the story of conversion to Catholicism and birth of new ecclesial community with the arrival of Vatican II mission in Santa Maria Magdalenas, a Tzotzil-speaking village in Mexico's Maya highlands. In the state of Chiapas, the nation's erratic advance into the global market beginning in the 1970s drove landless young Magdaleneros to search for alternatives to peasant peonage. A few became catechists in the Diocese of San Cristóbal de Las Casas. Cognitive entailments of newly-acquired biblical literacy warranted the subsequent critique of local Tzotzil tradition - costumbre - through which they reclaimed their ancestral land. This ethnographic account of their dialectical passage from the way of the ancestors to communion with the world Catholic Church demonstrates local constraints on liberation mission strategy and the power of indigenous agency in their own evangelization. It also points to the salience of place and everyday productive practice for native construction of local theology in the context of the new globalization.
: 1 online resource (205 pages) : maps. : Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-202) and index. : 9789042028739 : Available to subscribing member institutions only.

Published 2014
Stone trees transplanted? : Central Mexican stelae of the epiclassic and early postclassic and the question of Maya 'influence' /

: Stelae dating to the Epiclassic (650-900 CE) and Early Postclassic (950-1150 CE) from Tula, Xochicalco, and other sites in Central Mexico have been presented in the archaeological and art historical literature of the last four decades, when they have been addressed at all, as evidence of classic Maya 'influence' on Central Mexican art during these periods. This book re-evaluates these claims via detailed comparative analysis of the Central Mexican stelae and their claimed Maya counterparts.
: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white). : Specialized. : Includes bibliographical references. : 9781784910112 (PDF ebook) :

Published 2017
Recent investigations in the Puuc region of Yucatán /

: The papers here focus on the history of the Puuc region, Yucatán, incorporating archaeological, architectural, epigraphic, and iconographic studies.
: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white). : Specialized. : 9781784915452 (ebook) :

Published 2014
The archaeology of Yucatán : new directions and data /

: This volume was conceived to provide a forum for Mexican and foreign scholars to publish new data and interpretations on the archaeology of the northern Maya lowlands, specifically the State of Yucatán.
: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white). : Specialized. : 9781784910099 (PDF ebook) :

Published 2016
Cultural dynamics and production activities in ancient western Mexico : papers from a symposium held in the Center for Archaeological Research, El Colegio de Michoacán 18-19 Septem...

: This title presents a collection of papers from the Symposium on Cultural Dynamics and Production Activities in Ancient Western Mexico, held at the Center for Archaeological Research of the Colegio de Michoacán on September 18-19, 2014. While these thought-provoking essays on key topics in Western Mexican archaeology will spark debate among scholars interested in this cultural area, they will also be of interest to students of ancient Mesoamerica as a whole. The time is ripe for insightful discussions and new syntheses of archaeological research in Western Mesoamerica, and this volume represents, undoubtedly, a valuable contribution to this urgent task.
: Previously issued in print: 2016.
Selected conference papers. : 1 online resource : Specialized. : 9781784913564 (ebook) :

Published 2014
Rainfed altepetl : modeling institutional and subsistence agriculture in ancient Tepeaca, Mexico /

: Climate variability and human management strategies on crop stands were major factors that frequently affected agricultural yields among indigenous populations from central Mexico. This work seeks to model food production in ancient Tepeaca, a Late Postclassic (AD 1325-1521) and Early Colonial (16th century) state level-polity settled on the central highlands of Puebla, by applying a model that recognizes the presence of two independent and interconnected forms of food production: subsistence agriculture and institutional agriculture.
: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white). : Specialized. : Includes bibliographical references. : 9781784910419 (PDF ebook) :

Published 2018
Tarascan copper metallurgy : a multiapproach perspective /

: This is a study which provides valuable insights into the nature of metal production and the development of technology and political economy in ancient Mesoamerica, offering a contribution to general anthropological theories of the emergence of social complexity.
: Previously issued in print: 2018. : 1 online resource (168 pages) : illustrations (black and white, and colour). : Specialized. : Includes bibliographical references. : 9781784916268 (ebook) :

Published 2022
Embracing Muslims in a Catholic Land: Rethinking the Genesis of Islam in Mexico /

: "This study presents a contrasting hypothesis concerning the genesis and development of Islam in Mexico than the one generally held across academic spheres and current historiography. It demonstrates that Colonial and Early Independent Mexico and Islam may have as well known about the existence of each other. However, within the chronological framework in which the Viceroyalty of Nueva España lived and developed there were social hindrance, geopolitical imperatives and theological impediments and cosmovisions - in both sides of the Atlantic - that created the quasi-perfect circumstances for the Islamic tradition and Mexico not to really meet. This book provides new angles of study on the theme, and with it, new historiographical approaches"--
: 1 online resource. : Includes bibliographical references and index. : 9789004510319

Published 2015
Charles-Étienne Brasseur de Bourbourg, premier grand mayaniste de France /

: 200 years ago, on September 8, 1814, in the northern French city of Bourbourg, a boy was born into a family of local entrepreneurs connected to the local political or judicial elite. The young Charles-Etienne Brasseur was lucky to spend days and days in the impressive library of Alexandre Nicolas Muchembled, the son of his godmother. The reading of exciting travel books there mapped out the course of his truly adventurous life to come. Although a rebellious schoolboy, he acquired a huge knowledge in many fields by his omnivorous reading of books and journals. He was also a very curious young man, delving into the private libraries of the local grand families, resulting in him contributing many historical articles to newspapers and learned societies. At the age of 24, while still in high school, he published his first novel. This text tells his story.
: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white, and colour). : Specialized. : Includes bibliographical references. : 9781784910990 (PDF ebook) :

Published 2018
The hydraulic system of Uxul : origins, functions, and social setting /

: This research seeks to close an essential research gap - the understanding of the water management strategies of the Maya in pre-Hispanic times. It focuses on the archaeological investigation of the hydraulic system of Uxul, a medium-sized Maya centre in the south of the state of Campeche, Mexico.
: Previously issued in print: 2018. : 1 online resource (xxii, 518 pages) : illustrations (black and white, and colour). : Specialized. : Includes bibliographical references. : 9781784919306 (ebook) :

Published 2020
Ancient West Mexico in the Mesoamerican ecumene /

: This volume presents a long-overdue synthesis and update on West Mexican archaeology. Ancient West Mexico has often been portrayed as a 'marginal' or 'underdeveloped' area of Mesoamerica. This book shows that the opposite is true and that it played a critical role in the cultural and historical development of the Mesoamerican ecumene.
: 1 online resource (400 pages) : illustrations. : Specialized. : Includes bibliographical references and index. : 9781789693546 (PDF ebook) :

Published 2020
El Palacio : historiography and new perspectives on a pre-Tarascan city of northern Michoacán, Mexico /

: 11 contributions consider legacy and archive data (1896-1995) and results derived from recent archaeological investigations (2012-2017) to present a review and analysis of the chrono-stratigraphy, material culture, urbanism, and economic and ritual practices at El Palacio, northern Michoacán, Mexico, between A.D. 850 and 1521.
: Also issued in print: 2020. : 1 online resource (xii, 297 pages) : illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (black and white). : Specialized. : Includes bibliographical references. : 9781789697971 (PDF ebook) : : Open access.

Published 2005
Poverty : A Philosophical Approach /

: In Poverty: a philosophical approach , the author studies various philosophical issues concerning poverty in the Program for Education, Health and Food (PROGRESA) that was in effect in Mexico, from 1997 to 2002, and shows how theoretical discussion is necessary to clarify some ideas concerning the application of a social policy. Poverty is one of the main problems concerning economics, political philosophy, and ethics. It is an ethical problem because of its relationship with self-esteem. Since poverty is intimately related to social policies, the philosophy of poverty must consider the distribution criteria used to attend to people in situations of extreme poverty. This would involve attention to their needs, preferences, capabilities and "well-being" rights. The book considers social policies applied to poverty, and their occasional abuse of utilitarian instruments. Many are implemented without considering cultural differences, including varying patterns of conduct in diverse communities. Equality also matters. Since poverty and inequality are not the same, the study of the latter allows us to target groups found in the lowest levels of "the playing field".
: 1 online resource. : Includes bibliographical references and index. : 9789401202848

Published 2022
El renacer de los Reyes : imagen, contexto y significado del friso de Balamkú, Campeche, México /

: The frieze of Structure 1-A Sub of Balamk,͠ Campeche, is one of the most complex Maya artistic expressions of the Classic period (250-900 AD). This study places the frieze within its historical framework so the monument may be better understood and the significance of its message revealed.
: Also issued in print: 2022. : 1 online resource (181 pages) : illustrations (black and white, and colour). : Specialized. : Includes bibliographical references. : 9781803273518 (PDF ebook) : : Open access.

Published 2014
Palaces and courtly culture in ancient Mesoamerica /

: Mesoamerica is one of the cradles of early civilizations in the ancient world, featuring a wide diversity of cultures exhibiting a high degree of social inequality and stratification. At the pinnacle of the society was the ruler, the court and the high elite. This social segment was responsible for the creation and consumption of the hallmarks of civilizations, including monumental architecture, great monolithic monuments and a wide array of highly decorated, exotic and exceptional material culture. As such royal courts defined the very tastes and styles that characterise entire civilizations. This volume collects eight recent and innovative studies on the subject rulership, palatial compounds and courtly culture by staff and students of the American Indian Languages and Culture studies programme at Department of Cross-cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white, and colour). : Specialized. : 9781784910518 (PDF ebook) :

Published 2016
Patrones de asentamiento del Malpaís de Zacapu (Michoacán, México) y de sus alrededores en el Posclásico /

: This volume presents the results of the archaeological studies relative to the settlement pattern, realised within the framework of the Michoacán Projects I and III, studying of all the perceptible demonstrations of the prehispanic occupations in the region.
: Previously issued in print: 2016. : 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white). : Specialized. : Includes bibliographical references. : 9781784913885 (ebook) :