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  1. The Maya and Their Central American Neighbors

    Settlement Patterns, Architecture, Hieroglyphic Texts and Ceramics

    Edited by Geoffrey E Braswell

    The ancient Maya created one of the most studied and best-known civilizations of the Americas. Nevertheless, Maya civilization is often considered either within a vacuum, by sub-region and according to modern political borders, or with reference to the most important urban civilizations of...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Ancient Central Andes

    By Jeffrey Quilter

    Series: Routledge World Archaeology

    The Ancient Central Andes presents a general overview of the prehistoric peoples and cultures of the Central Andes, the region now encompassing most of Peru and significant parts of Ecuador, Bolivia, northern Chile, and northwestern Argentina. The book contextualizes past and modern scholarship and...

    Published December 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Ancient Alterity in the Andes

    A Recognition of Others

    By George F. Lau

    Ancient Alterity in the Andes is the first major treatment on ancient alterity: how people in the past regarded others. At least since the 1970s, alterity has been an influential concept in different fields, from art history, psychology and philosophy, to linguistics and ethnography. Having gained...

    Published October 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  4. An Archaeology of the Cosmos

    Rethinking Agency and Religion in Ancient America

    By Timothy R. Pauketat

    An Archaeology of the Cosmos seeks answers to two fundamental questions of humanity and human history. The first question concerns that which some use as a defining element of humanity: religious beliefs. Why do so many people believe in supreme beings and holy spirits? The second question concerns...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Routledge

  5. Archaeology of Ancient Mexico and Central America

    An Encyclopedia

    Edited by Susan Toby Evans, David Webster

    This is the first comprehensive, one-volume encyclopedia in English devoted to pre-Columbian archaeology of the Mesoamerican culture area.In more than 500 articles by the major experts in the field, this work brings the most recent scholarship to an examination of regional environments and their...

    Published November 18th 2009 by Routledge

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