HAY, CLARENCE L. et al (editors)
Title The Maya and their neighbors : essays on Middle American anthropology and archaeology.
Binding Soft Cover
Book Condition Fair
Publisher New York Dover Publications, 1977
0486235106 / 9780486235103
Seller ID 16254
Edited by Clarence L. Hay, Ralph L. Linton, Samuel K. Lothrop, Harry L. Shapiro and George C. Vaillant. 606 pages, 10plates, text illustrations, charts, 1 folding map, pictorial wrappers, some shelf wear otherwise very good. From the publisher: Thirty four chapters by the nation's leading scientists cover such topics as American Indian physical anthropology, Maya physical anthropology, soil economics of Middle America, linguistic classifications, special problems of Highland and Lowland Maya archaeology, Maya inscriptions, Maya astronomy and correlations with the European calendar, Maya architecture and city planning, ceramic sequences from Copan and elsewhere, patterns in general Middle American archaeology, Middle American influences on the cultures of the southwestern and southeastern United States, the Toltec and Zapotec cultures, non-Maya monumental sculpture of this area, south American influences in Middle America, and many related subjects. The list of authors in this volume is practically a who's who of American anthropology of the day: W.W. Howells, Ralph Linton, J.A. Mason, A.V. Kidder, J. Eric Thompson, Sylvanus G. Morley, Herbert Spinden R. Wauchope, Earnest A. Hooten, Oliver La Farge, George Vaillant, S.K. Lothrop,P.A, Means, A.L. Kroeber and too many others to list.
MAYA THEIR NEIGHBORS CENTRAL AMERICA INDIANS HISTORY ANTHROPOLOGY ARCHAEOLOGY