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    DescriptionIn this revised edition of Prehistoric Mesoamerica, Richard E. W. Adams updates his widely adopted text with material from recent archaeological fieldwork to present a balanced summary and overview of the region that is today Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and Honduras. Following an introduction to Mesoamerican studies, a brief geographic sketch of the region, and a summary of the major features of its civilizations, Adams examines in detail each period of cultural history: the first immigrants; the Olmec and their contemporaries; Maya beginnings and classic civilization; the great cities of Teotihuacan and Monte Alban; the rise and fall of the Toltec; and the civilizations of the Tarascans, Zapotecs, Mixtecs, Totonacs, and Aztecs.


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    Title
    Prehistoric Mesoamerica
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Richard E. W. Adams
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 454
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 635 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780806128344
    ISBN 10: 0806128348
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLC, HBJK
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KLC
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BIC subject category V2: HDDA
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS025000
    DC22: 972.01
    DC21: 972.01
    LC subject heading: , ,
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    LC subject heading: ,
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    145 illustrations, maps, glossary, bibliography, index
    Publisher
    University of Oklahoma Press
    Imprint name
    University of Oklahoma Press
    Publication date
    15 March 1996
    Publication City/Country
    Oklahoma