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Biological Affinities and Mortuary Archaeology in Coastal Northern Populations of Yucatán at the End of the Postclassic Period: Demic Considerations

Andrea Cucina, Allan Ortega Muñoz, Sandra Verónica, and Elizalde Rodarte

Cathy Willermet, Andrea Cucina, Cathy Willermet, and Andrea Cucina (eds)

in Bioarchaeology of Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056005
eISBN:
9780813053783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056005.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The authors of this chapter focus their attention on the distribution of mortuary practices and their relationship to population affinities among several Postclassic (AD 1000–1520) Maya sites located ... More


Looking for Times: How Type-Variety Analysis Helps Us “See” the Early Postclassic in Northwestern Honduras

Patricia A. Urban, Edward M. Schortman, and Marne T. Ausec

in Ancient Maya Pottery: Classification, Analysis, and Interpretation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042367
eISBN:
9780813043487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042367.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Urban, Schortman, and Ausec examine their use of type-variety classification to identify the Early Postclassic in three areas of Honduras. These authors stress the flexibility of type: variety-mode, ... More


Introduction

Antonia E. Foias

in Ancient Maya Political Dynamics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044224
eISBN:
9780813046488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044224.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter introduces the central issue of the book: How can we understand the political organization of the ancient Maya of the Classic period (A.D.250-950)? Rather than conceiving of Maya ... More


The Setting in Space and Time

Brett A. Houk, Marilyn A. Masson, Michael E. Smith, and John W. Janusek

in Ancient Maya Cities of the Eastern Lowlands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060637
eISBN:
9780813050973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060637.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter is directed primarily at the non-Maya scholar reading this book; it provides summaries of the geography of the Maya area, Maya cultural history, and Classic period Maya political ... More


Rulers without Borders: The Difficulty of Identifying Polity Boundaries in Terminal Classic Yucatan and Beyond

Scott A. J. Johnson

in Landscapes of the Itza: Archaeology and Art History at Chichen Itza and Neighboring Sites

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813054964
eISBN:
9780813053417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054964.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter explores the nature of polity borders in Early Postclassic Yucatan. It outlines definitions for borders and related terms and argues that the Itza maintained hegemonic rather than ... More


This Land Is My Land: Identity and Conflict on the Western Frontier of the Aztec Empire

Jay E. Silverstein

in Frontiers of Colonialism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054346
eISBN:
9780813053073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054346.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Ethnohistoric and archaeological data are used to explore frontier dynamics in the Late Postclassic conquest of the Chontal people of Oztuma by the Aztecs, in the Mexican state of Guerrero. Long ... More


Chetumal Bay in the Fifteenth to Seventeenth Centuries

Maxine Oland

in Perspectives on the Ancient Maya of Chetumal Bay

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062792
eISBN:
9780813051758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062792.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Spanish documents imply that the Chetumal Bay region acted as a unified force to resist European colonization, yet archaeological data suggest that the experience of the Maya during the fifteenth to ... More


Sitting on the Dock of the Bay: Ceramic Connections between Lamanai and the Chetumal Bay Area over More than Two Millennia

Linda Howie, Terry G. Powis, and Elizabeth Graham

in Perspectives on the Ancient Maya of Chetumal Bay

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062792
eISBN:
9780813051758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062792.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In this chapter the authors examine change in interregional exchange networks across time. They focus on the movement of pottery across short distances between Chetumal Bay and the study site, ... More


Postclassic Tool Production at Santa Rita Corozal: Implications for Domestic Craft Production and Regional Exchange in Flaked Stone

Marc D. Marino, Lucas R. Martindale Johnson, and Nathan J. Meissner

in Perspectives on the Ancient Maya of Chetumal Bay

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062792
eISBN:
9780813051758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062792.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter presents a case study of a previously excavated lithic sample from Santa Rita Corozal, considering stone tool production at two structures, 216 and 218. Both exhibit a higher number of ... More


In the Care of God the Father: Northern Zapotec Ancestral Observances, 1691–1706

in The Invisible War: Indigenous Devotions, Discipline, and Dissent in Colonial Mexico

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773287
eISBN:
9780804777391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773287.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter analyzes the bureaucratized extirpation campaign led by Bishop Ángel Maldonado in northern Oaxaca during the period 1702–06. It describes native responses to this campaign and evaluates ... More


A Colonial Archipelago of Faith

in The Invisible War: Indigenous Devotions, Discipline, and Dissent in Colonial Mexico

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773287
eISBN:
9780804777391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773287.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on indigenous devotion, idolatry, and religious dissent in Central Mexico. It discusses an important contrast between Mexico and Oaxaca in terms of ... More


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