Prehistoric Mesoamerica by Richard E. W. Adams

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StatementRichard E.W. Adams.
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Paginationxvii, 521 p. :
Number of Pages521
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ISBN 100806137029

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In this revised edition of Prehistoric Mesoamerica, Richard E. Adams updates his widely adopted text with material from recent archaeological fieldwork to present a balanced summary and overview of the region that is today Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and Honduras. Following an introduction to Mesoamerican studies, a brief geographic sketch of /5(3).

Prehistoric Mesoamerica User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. With a new publisher, Adams has updated his successful Prehistoric Mesoamerica book on the pre-Columbian archaeology of Mexico and Guatemala (Little, Brown, ). This book is a no-nonsense, no-frills introduction to Read full review.

This major revision of Richard E. Adamss classic text on the ancient civilizations of Mesoamerica adds new information available from archaeological fieldwork in the region from the s through and also evaluates recent theories regarding the remarkable prehistoric cultures of a region that today encompasses Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and parts of Honduras and El/5.

This major revision of Richard E. Adams’s classic text on the ancient civilizations of Mesoamerica adds new information available from archaeological fieldwork in the region from the s through and also evaluates recent theories regarding the remarkable prehistoric cultures of a region that today encompasses Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and parts of Honduras and El Salvador/5(7).

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The results of previous and continuing research and explorations, plus recent interpretations of ancient cultures and new work at archaeological sites in Mesoamerica are summarized here. While capturing the city Teancum, the Lamanites took many women and children as prisoners and sacrificed them to idols (Mormon ).Although human sacrifice was likely practiced in earlier times among the Lehites, this is the first time it specifically recorded in the Book of Mormon.1 This shocking event may come as a gut-wrenching surprise to the reader.

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Gardens of Prehistory: The Archaeology of Settlement Agriculture in Greater Mesoamerica examines archaeological research on prehistoric agriculture within the near-residential and infield contexts directly adjacent to settlements from a sample of tropical and subtropical regions in pre-hispanic America (see fig.

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Exchange Systems in Prehistory provides an accurate description of prehistoric exchange and a more thorough investigation of the significance of exchange in prehistory. This book discusses the four aspects of archaeological research on prehistoric exchange, including systemic modeling, chemical characterization, descriptive modeling and.

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Regional approaches to the study of prehistoric exchange have generated much new knowledge about intergroup and regional interaction. The American South­ west and Mesoamerica: Systems of Prehistoric Exchange is the first of two volumes that seek to provide current information regarding regional exchange on a conti­ nental basis.

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Ancient Mesoamerica is the international forum for the method, theory, substance and interpretation of Mesoamerican archaeology, art history and ethnohistory. The journal publishes papers chiefly concerned with the Pre-Columbian archaeology of the Mesoamerican region, but also features articles from other disciplines including ethnohistory, historical archaeology and ethnoarchaeology.

In some areas of prehistoric Mesoamerica dogs were considered guardians of the dead and guides to the afterlife, which would explain the frequency of ceramic dog figurines in ancient West Mexico burial contexts. The hollow figurine held liquid, filled or emptied from the spout on the dog’s head. All issues of Ancient Mesoamerica - William R.

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Riplakish, the tenth Jaredite king, was a vain and wicked ruler who “did erect him an exceedingly beautiful throne” ().1 While it is difficult to determine the exact timing, it is safe to say that this story about an extravagant throne dates to very early on in pre-Columbian America.2 LDS archaeologist John E.

Clark confirms that: “The earliest civilization in Mesoamerica is known for.Shown here are various archaeological sites in Mesoamerica that may correspond to Book of Mormon places.

Tres Zapotes is close to where the final Jaredite and Nephite battles are believed to have been fought. Though definitive answers about Book of Mormon locations cannot be directly confirmed, some correlations are vivid and significant.Various lines of evidence based on geography, geology, archaeology, climate, and more point to an area in Mesoamerica as the place where Book of Mormon events occurred.

The fossils known from the area are also compatible with this view.

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