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    DescriptionData spanning the Archaic to Early Postclassic are presented, with particular analytical focus given to the end of the Early Classic through the Late and Terminal Classic and the geopolitical tumult that defined this period. Cast in the framework of political ecology, together these studies not only shed light on specific class histories of the region. They also advance a theory for understanding the contributions of non-elites to political growth and change over time. Classic Maya Political Ecology opens a window into pre-Columbian political processes grounded in environmental productivity and a mutual interdependence that defined class relations in northwestern Belize. This volume also outlines a theoretical approach that defines commoners and elites alike as political actors, people who contributed to the long term success and adaptability of local and regional political communities and the networks that sustained them.


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    Title
    Classic Maya Political Ecology
    Subtitle
    Resource Management, Class Histories, and Political Change in Northwestern Brazil
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Jon C. Lohse
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 277 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 839 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781931745703
    ISBN 10: 1931745706
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJK
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HDD
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    Libri: I-AH
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    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CULT/LATAME
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    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KLCB
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    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS024000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 85
    BISAC V2.8: HIS007000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: G7
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 972.8201
    BIC subject category V2: 1KLCB
    DC23: 972.8201
    DC22: 972.82/01
    LC classification: F1435.3.P7 C52 2013
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    Thema V1.0: NHK, NKD
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1KLCB
    Publisher
    Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA
    Imprint name
    Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA
    Publication date
    30 May 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Los Angeles
    Author Information
    Jon C. Lohse is director of the Center for Archaeological Studies at Texas State University-San Marcos, USA.
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    This volume presents a collection of studies that examine from different perspectives, representing both households and site centers, local and regional political processes in northwestern Belize.