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Ancient Mexico and Central America

Archaeology and Culture History

Susan Toby Evans

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The definitive textbook on the archaeology and history of Mexico and Central America, which was the winner of the 2005 Society for American Archaeology Book Award

Overview

This is the definitive textbook on the archaeology and history of Mexico and Central America, written by an expert and leading academic in the field. In 2005 the first edition won the Society for American Archaeology book award. This third edition includes new special features and boxes on Figurines, Mesoamerican Culture Traits, Language, Maya Royal Tombs, Tikal and Tenochtitlan’s Population; thoroughly revised chapters on the Aztecs and the chronology of the period; and updated references that address the major new publications since the second edition.

Reviews

'A highly innovative and remarkable introduction to the study of ancient Mesoamerica'
John M. D. Pohl, Fowler Museum of Cultural History, UCLA

'The most comprehensive, up-to-date overview of ancient Mesoamerica available … will be widely consulted by those seeking an introduction to the long and rich history of prehispanic Mesoamerica and by scholars seeking a synthesis of current research and discoveries'
Deborah Nichols, Dartmouth College

'Lavish illustrations and tables, charts, graphic recreations, and extended photo captions … make this book most useful for students who may not have a lot of background knowledge'
Phil Wanyerka, Cleveland State University

'An impressive work that fills an important niche in the literature'
Gary Feinman, Field Museum of Natural History

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Specifications

Format: Paperback

Edition Type: Third edition

Size: 22.9 x 18.7 cm

Extent: 624 pp

Illustrations: 489

Publication date: 21 January 2013

ISBN: 9780500290668

About the Author

Susan Toby Evans is Professor of Anthropology at Pennsylvania State University. She is a widely recognized expert in the field of Mesoamerican studies.