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Approaches to Monumental Landscapes of the Ancient Maya

Brett A. Houk, Barbara Arroyo, and Terry G. Powis (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066226
eISBN:
9780813058375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066226.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

Approaches to Monumental Landscapes of the Ancient Maya showcases interpretations and perspectives of landscape importance in the central Maya lowlands, Belize, and the northern and central Maya ... More


Gathering for Nine Millennia along the Atlantic Coast and St. Johns River of Northeast Florida

Asa R. Randall and Victor D. Thompson

Leslie Reeder-Myers, John A. Turck, and Torben C. Rick (eds)

in The Archaeology of Human-Environmental Dynamics on the North American Atlantic Coast

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066134
eISBN:
9780813058344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066134.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Northeast Florida’s wide variety of freshwater and marine biomes supported a diverse array of hunter-gatherer communities over the course of 9000 years. This chapter synthesizes the available ... More


Deconstructing and Reconstructing Caloosahatchee Shell Mound Building

Theresa Schober

in New Histories of Pre-Columbian Florida

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049366
eISBN:
9780813050140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049366.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Coastal shell mounds in the Caloosahatchee region are often dichotomously interpreted as either long-term midden accumulations or purposeful constructions reflecting intra- and extra-regional social ... More


A Gulf of Images: Photography and the Circulation of Spectacular Architecture

Michele Nastasi

in The New Arab Urban: Gulf Cities of Wealth, Ambition, and Distress

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479880010
eISBN:
9781479898855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479880010.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Conventions of Gulf architectural photography, not uncommon in the world, are to foster monumentality. Hence images typically exclude proximate surroundings and especially the real human beings whose ... More


At the Foot of the Hills: Early Monumentality at Xocnaceh, Yucatan, Mexico

Tomás Gallareta Negrón

in Pathways to Complexity: A View from the Maya Lowlands

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813054841
eISBN:
9780813053332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054841.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This contribution is about Xocnaceh, an early Yucatecan site with monumental architecture located on the edge of the Puuc escarpment. A program of excavations at the Acropolis, a trapezoidal basal ... More


The Use and Construction History of Huaca Prieta, North Coast of Peru

Tom D. Dillehay

in Maritime Communities of the Ancient Andes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066141
eISBN:
9780813058351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066141.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 4 summarizes the construction, subsistence, and social correlates of Huaca Prieta, a mound site in the lower Chicama Valley on the north coast of Peru, from the earliest evidence of human ... More


Ritual Practice, Urbanization, and Sociopolitical Organization at Preclassic Ceibal, Guatemala

Melissa Burham, Takeshi Inomata, Daniela Triadan, and Jessica MacLellan

in Approaches to Monumental Landscapes of the Ancient Maya

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066226
eISBN:
9780813058375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066226.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

In Chapter 4, Melissa Burham and colleagues examine urban growth, monumentality, and local community formation during the Late Preclassic period at Ceibal, Guatemala. Rather than focusing on the ... More


Monumental Landscapes as Instruments of Radical Economic Change: The Rise and Fall of a Maya Economic Network

Arthur A. Demarest, Bart I. Victor, Chloé Andrieu, and Paola Torres

in Approaches to Monumental Landscapes of the Ancient Maya

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066226
eISBN:
9780813058375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066226.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

In Chapter 13, Demarest and collaborators present evidence from the southwestern frontier Classic Maya port city of Cancuen that can help explain the nature of the southern lowlands’ economic decline ... More


Monumental Landscapes of the Maya: Cogitating on a Past Built Environment

Arlen F. Chase and Diane Z. Chase

in Approaches to Monumental Landscapes of the Ancient Maya

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066226
eISBN:
9780813058375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066226.003.0016
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

In chapter 16, Arlen Chase and Diane Chase reflect on the topic of monumental landscapes of the ancient Maya. They consider the myriad ways in which the word “monumental” is aptly applied to describe ... More


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