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Published by Tudor Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Indians of Mexico -- Antiquities.,
  • Indians of Central America -- Antiquities.,
  • Mexico -- Antiquities.,
  • Central America -- Antiquities.

Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination364 p.
Number of Pages364
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16771314M

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Ancient Mexico & Central America: Archaeology and Culture History [Evans, Susan Toby] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Ancient Mexico & Central America: Archaeology and Culture History4/4(5). This essential textbook brings to life the cultures of Mexico and Central America in the centuries leading up to and including the Spanish conquest. The first edition won the Society for American Archaeology book award in , and it has become a mainstay in courses throughout the United States and by: 7. A reference devoted to the pre-Columbian archaeology of Mesoamerica features in-depth articles on the major cultural areas of ancient Mexico and Central America, coverage of important sites, articles on day-to-day life of ancient peoples in these regions, and several b&w regional and site maps and photographs. Ancient Life in Mexico and Central America By Edgar Lee Hewett. About this book. Shop for Books on Google Play. Browse the world's largest eBookstore and start reading today on the web, tablet, phone, or ereader.

Various apologists have claimed that events in the Book of Mormon took place in a variety of locations including North America, South America, Central America, and even the Malay Peninsula. These finds are divided into competing models, most notably the Hemispheric Geography Model, the Mesoamerican Limited Geography Model, and the Finger Lakes. Unfortunately the terms "Mexico and Central America" are not mutually exclusive. Central America is a natural division comprised between the Isthmus of Tehuantepec and the Isthmus of Panama. Mexico is a political division that includes several states in Central America, namely, Chiapas, Tabasco, Campeche, Yucatan, and the territory of Quintana Roo. Izapa Stela 5 is one of a number of large, carved stelae found in the ancient Mesoamerican site of Izapa, in the Soconusco region of Chiapas, Mexico along the present-day Guatemalan border. These stelae date from roughly BCE to 50 or BCE, although some argue for dates as late as CE.. Also known as the "Tree of Life" stone, it appears to illustrate a Mesoamerican . It is estimated that there are at least thirty or more examples of pre-Columbian wheeled toys that have been unearthed in Central America. Dr. M. W. Jakeman of Brigham Young University has stated. There can now be little question but that the principle of the wheel was known and utilized in ancient America, at least in the case of toys.

E-BOOK EXCERPT. A reference devoted to the pre-Columbian archaeology of Mesoamerica features in-depth articles on the major cultural areas of ancient Mexico and Central America, coverage of important sites, articles on day-to-day life of ancient peoples in these regions, and several b & w regional and site maps and photographs. Ancient Life in Mexico and Central America. Blue cloth with gilt titles, map endpapers brings to life the cultures of Mexico and Central America in the centuries leading up to and including the Spanish conquest. The first edition won the Society for American Archaeology book award in , and it has become a mainstay in courses throughout the United States and Canada. The thirdFile Size: KB. Ancient life in Mexico and Central America. New York: Biblo and Tannen. MLA Citation. Hewett, Edgar L. Ancient life in Mexico and Central America Biblo and Tannen New York Australian/Harvard Citation. Hewett, Edgar L. , Ancient life in Mexico and Central America Biblo and Tannen New York. Wikipedia Citation.