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Teotihuacan and the Integration of Mesoamerica

Ross Hassig

in War and Society in Ancient Mesoamerica

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520077348
eISBN:
9780520912281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520077348.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Teotihuacan emerged as the first great empire in Mesoamerica. It also penetrated far north into the desert and south into the Maya area. Its economy penetrated much of Mesoamerica and drew in ethnic ... More


The Impact Beyond the Empire

Ross Hassig

in War and Society in Ancient Mesoamerica

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520077348
eISBN:
9780520912281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520077348.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Teotihuacan did not overthrow other empires, but dominated largely in the absence of other significant Mesoamerican powers. Teotihuacan exercised power and honed its military skills locally, but ... More


The Fall of Teotihuacan and Its Aftermath

Ross Hassig

in War and Society in Ancient Mesoamerica

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520077348
eISBN:
9780520912281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520077348.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Significant changes took place in Teotihuacan's military, affecting armaments, organization, and tactics. Teotihuacan's trade and colonial network show a progressive withdrawal on all fronts that ... More


The Late Classic Interregnum

Ross Hassig

in War and Society in Ancient Mesoamerica

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520077348
eISBN:
9780520912281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520077348.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Following Teotihuacan's decline, various Maya cities reasserted themselves, albeit in smaller political groupings, and continued a more limited exchange. Warfare increased with the disintegration of ... More


The Reintegration of Mesoamerica

Ross Hassig

in War and Society in Ancient Mesoamerica

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520077348
eISBN:
9780520912281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520077348.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The population of the Valley of Mexico became more dispersed and ruralized following Teotihuacan's decline, although the northern third of the valley was densely settled, culturally eclipsing the ... More


A Master Artisan?: Tribute to the Founder of a Teotihuacán Apartment Compound

Ann L. W. Stodder and Ann M. Palkovich

in The Bioarchaeology of Individuals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038070
eISBN:
9780813043135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038070.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents the osteobiography of an older man from Teotihuacán (Tlamimilolpa period, A.D. 250–300). The location of this grave and the elaborate accompanying grave goods (including a shell ... More


Mesoamerica: A Constellation of Cities

José Luis De Rojas

in Tenochtitlan: Capital of the Aztec Empire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042206
eISBN:
9780813043036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042206.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Ancient Mesoamerica was home to a great number of cities. Some of them were very large, for instance Teotihuacan and especially Tenochtitlan. This chapter presents the extant documentary and ... More


The Debated Role of Migration in the Fall of Ancient Teotihuacan in Central Mexico

George L. Cowgill

in Migration and Disruptions: Toward a Unifying Theory of Ancient and Contemporary Migrations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060804
eISBN:
9780813050874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060804.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The best evidence about ancient migrations will likely come from DNA and good skeletal and dental proxies for DNA. Stable isotopes of strontium and oxygen are less secure indicators. Local adoption ... More


. Indigenous Invasions Mexicans & Maya from Teotihuacan to Tollan

Laura E. Matthew

in Memories of Conquest: Becoming Mexicano in Colonial Guatemala

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835371
eISBN:
9781469601793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882580_matthew.6
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The colonial era of the Mexicanos started with the sixteenth-century invasion of Guatemala. This chapter seeks to clarify the terms mexicano or “Mexican”, and the Mexico-Mayan relationship. It also ... More


Urbanization and Religion in Ancient Central Mexico

David M. Carballo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190251062
eISBN:
9780190251086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251062.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This book examines the ways in which urbanization and religion intersected in pre-Columbian central Mexico, with a primary focus on the later Formative period and the transition to the Classic ... More


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