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    DescriptionThis book presents discussions on the formation of complex society of Southeastern Mesoamerica throughout pre-Columbian times. These societies include ones from the Early Preclassic or Formative period to those encountered by the Spaniards when they arrived in the early 16th century. Diverse classes of data from archaeology, ethnography, and ethnohistory are utilized. The book provides wide spatial and temporal coverage, as well as a wide diversity of theoretical perspectives. Anyone interested in archeology or the evolution of prehistoric complex societies will find this book fascinating.


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    Title
    Formation of Complex Society in Southeastern Mesoamerica
    Subtitle
    Symposium : 86th Annual Meeting : Selected Papers
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jr. William R. Fowler
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 296
    Width: 185 mm
    Height: 266 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 939 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780849388316
    ISBN 10: 0849388317
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: JHM
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    Libri: I-AH
    BIC subject category V2: HD
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 03
    B&T Approval Code: A33660000
    BISAC V2.8: HIS025000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15530
    DC20: 972.00497
    BISAC V2.8: SOC002020
    DC22: 972/.00497, 972.00497
    LC subject heading: , , , , , , , , ,
    LC classification: F1434.2.P7, F1434.2.P76 F67 1991
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: NK, JHM
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    3 black & white tables, 14 black & white halftones
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Inc
    Imprint name
    CRC Press Inc
    Publication date
    06 August 1991
    Publication City/Country
    Bosa Roca
    Table of contents
    Approaches to the Study of the Formation of Complex Society in Southeastern Mesoamerica. The Beginnings of Mesoamerica: Apologia for the Soconusco Early Formative. An Emerging Early Formative Chiefdom at Paso de la Amada, Chiapas, Mexico. Style and Social Complexity in Formative Mesoamerica. The Evolution of Complex Societies in Southeastern Mesoamerica: New Evidence from El Mesak, Guatemala. Chiefs on the Coast: Developing Chiefdoms in the Tiquisate Region in Ethnographic Perspective. Patterns of Late Preclassic Interaction and the Formation of Complex Society in the Southeast Maya Periphery. The Late Preclassic Sula Plain, Honduras: Regional Antecedents to Social Complexity and Interregional Convergence in Ceramic Style. The Isthmian Alternative: Reconstructing Patterns of Social Organization in Formative Costa Rica. The Formation of Complex Society Among the Nahua Groups of Southeastern Mesoamerica: A Comparison of Two Approaches. Sociopolitical Organization in Central and Southwest Honduras at the Time of the Conquest: A Model for the Formation of Complex Society. Climatic Settings and Prehistoric Social Complexity: The Central American Isthmus.