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The Resource Chan : an ancient Maya farming community, edited by Cynthia Robin ; foreword by Diane Z. Chase and Arlen F. Chase

Chan : an ancient Maya farming community, edited by Cynthia Robin ; foreword by Diane Z. Chase and Arlen F. Chase

Label
Chan : an ancient Maya farming community
Title
Chan
Title remainder
an ancient Maya farming community
Statement of responsibility
edited by Cynthia Robin ; foreword by Diane Z. Chase and Arlen F. Chase
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The farming community of Chan thrived for over twenty centuries, surpassing the longevity of many larger Maya urban centers. Between 800 BC and 1200 AD it was a major food production center, and this collection of essays reveals the important role played by Maya farmers in the development of ancient Maya society. Chan offers a synthesis of compelling and groundbreaking discoveries gathered over ten years of research at this one archaeological site in Belize. The contributors develop three central themes, which structure the book
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
972.81
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F1435.3.A37
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Robin, Cynthia
Series statement
Maya studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mayas
  • Mayas
  • Mayas
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Belize River Valley (Guatemala and Belize)
  • Belize River Valley (Guatemala and Belize)
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Mayas
  • Mayas
  • Mayas
  • History
  • HISTORY
  • Antiquities
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Mayas
  • Mayas
  • Mayas
  • Central America
Label
Chan : an ancient Maya farming community, edited by Cynthia Robin ; foreword by Diane Z. Chase and Arlen F. Chase
Link
http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813039831.001.0001
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; list of figures; list of tables; Foreword; Acknowledgments; 1. Introducing the Chan site: farmers in complex societies; Part 1. Time, space, and landscapes; 2. A changing cultural landscape: settlement survey and GIS at chan; 3. Ceramics and chronology at Chan; 4. Agricultural practices at chan: Farming and political economy in an Ancient Maya community; 5. Agroforestry and agricultural production of the ancient Maya at Chan; Part 2. Life in a farming community center; 6. Ritual in a farming community; 7. Nonroyal governance at Chan's community center
  • 8. "Empty" spaces and public places: a microscopic view of Chan's late classic West plaza Part 3. Diversity across the Chan community; 9. Recognizing difference in small-scale settings: an examination of social identity formation at the Northeast group, Chan; 10. Organization of chert tool economy during the late and terminal classic periods at Chan: preliminary thoughts based upon debitage analyses; 11. Limestone quarrying and household organization at Chan; Part 4. Bodies, material culture, and meaning; 12. The Chan community: a bioarchaeological perspective
  • 13. Creating community with shell14. Obsidian acquisition, trade, and regional interaction at Chan; 15. Contextualizing ritual behavior: caches, burials, and problematical deposits from Chan's community center; Part 5. Conclusion; 16. Learning from an ancient Maya farming community; References; List of Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; X; Y
Control code
ocn793193116
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 392 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813043517
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o793193116
  • (OCoLC)793193116
Label
Chan : an ancient Maya farming community, edited by Cynthia Robin ; foreword by Diane Z. Chase and Arlen F. Chase
Link
http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813039831.001.0001
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; list of figures; list of tables; Foreword; Acknowledgments; 1. Introducing the Chan site: farmers in complex societies; Part 1. Time, space, and landscapes; 2. A changing cultural landscape: settlement survey and GIS at chan; 3. Ceramics and chronology at Chan; 4. Agricultural practices at chan: Farming and political economy in an Ancient Maya community; 5. Agroforestry and agricultural production of the ancient Maya at Chan; Part 2. Life in a farming community center; 6. Ritual in a farming community; 7. Nonroyal governance at Chan's community center
  • 8. "Empty" spaces and public places: a microscopic view of Chan's late classic West plaza Part 3. Diversity across the Chan community; 9. Recognizing difference in small-scale settings: an examination of social identity formation at the Northeast group, Chan; 10. Organization of chert tool economy during the late and terminal classic periods at Chan: preliminary thoughts based upon debitage analyses; 11. Limestone quarrying and household organization at Chan; Part 4. Bodies, material culture, and meaning; 12. The Chan community: a bioarchaeological perspective
  • 13. Creating community with shell14. Obsidian acquisition, trade, and regional interaction at Chan; 15. Contextualizing ritual behavior: caches, burials, and problematical deposits from Chan's community center; Part 5. Conclusion; 16. Learning from an ancient Maya farming community; References; List of Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; X; Y
Control code
ocn793193116
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 392 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813043517
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o793193116
  • (OCoLC)793193116

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