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The Origins of Monumentality in Ancient Guerrero, Mexico

Louise I. Paradis

in Early New World Monumentality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038087
eISBN:
9780813043128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038087.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

In Guerrero, monumentality first appears at Teopantecuanitlan, probably around 1200 B.C., and in several other sites from 1000 B.C on. It is closely associated in its shape and content with the Olmec ... More


Early Olmec Wetland Mounds: Investing Energy to Produce Energy

Ann Cyphers and Judith Zurita-Noguera

in Early New World Monumentality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038087
eISBN:
9780813043128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038087.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter surveys specific types of early monumental constructions at the regional Olmec capital of San Lorenzo, Veracruz, and their temporal relationship to the evidence for social and economic ... More


The Mayo-Chinchipe-Marañón Complex: The Unexpected Spirits of the Ceja

Francisco Valdez

in The Archaeology of the Upper Amazon: Complexity and Interaction in the Andean Tropical Forest

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780813066905
eISBN:
9780813067131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066905.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Recent studies in the ceja region of the Upper Amazon show that early social complexity was present in the lower flanks of the Andean Cordillera with intricate manifestations of Formative period ... More


Introduction: Changing Perspectives on the Archaeology of the Upper Amazon

Ryan Clasby and Jason Nesbitt

in The Archaeology of the Upper Amazon: Complexity and Interaction in the Andean Tropical Forest

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780813066905
eISBN:
9780813067131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066905.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter introduces the archaeology and history of the Upper Amazon. Although little studied in comparison to Andean archaeology in the neighbouring highlands, the Upper Amazon (a region ... More


Sha Po’s First People: Neolithic Fisher-Hunter-Foragers

Mick Atha and Kennis Yip

in Piecing Together Sha Po: Archaeological Investigations and Landscape Reconstruction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208982
eISBN:
9789888313952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208982.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter begins the chronological journey through Sha Po’s human story in the earlier Middle Neolithic, providing the necessary archaeological background and context by referencing discoveries ... More


Authority

Tala Jarjour

in Sense and Sadness: Syriac Chant in Aleppo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190635251
eISBN:
9780190635299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190635251.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Like Suryaniness, authority in Hayy al-Suryan is performed. The two are constantly contested and (re)articulated such that their components are legitimated, and, ultimately, agreed upon and valued. ... More


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