The Formation of Complex Society in Southeastern Mesoamerica

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Author  William R. Fowler Jr.
Publisher  CRC Press
Publication Date   August 6, 1991
ISBN  0849388317
Pages  296

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This book presents discussions on the formation of complex society of Southeastern Mesoamerica throughout pre-Columbian times. These societies include ones from the Early Preclassic or Formative period to those encountered by the Spaniards when they arrived in the early 16th century. Diverse classes of data from archaeology, ethnography, and ethnohistory are utilized. The book provides wide spatial and temporal coverage, as well as a wide diversity of theoretical perspectives. Anyone interested in archeology or the evolution of prehistoric complex societies will find this book fascinating.

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