The Maya And Teotihuacan

The Maya And Teotihuacan

by Geoffrey E. Braswell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0292705875

ISBN-13: 9780292705876

Pub. Date: 03/01/2004

Publisher: University of Texas Press

Debate has been fierce about the date and extent of influence of the central Mexican culture of Teotihuaca on the Maya. This volume, which aims to bring the debate up-to-date, comprises thirteen essays that draw on recent archaeological evidence, particularly burials and ceramic assemblages, to recreate the region's ethnicity during the Early Classic period. Evidence…  See more details below

Overview

Debate has been fierce about the date and extent of influence of the central Mexican culture of Teotihuaca on the Maya. This volume, which aims to bring the debate up-to-date, comprises thirteen essays that draw on recent archaeological evidence, particularly burials and ceramic assemblages, to recreate the region's ethnicity during the Early Classic period. Evidence of interaction is also found in carved monuments and architectural design. Includes an extensive bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292705876
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Series:
The Linda Schele Series in Maya and Pre-Columbian Studies
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
442
Sales rank:
1,112,610
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Figure List
Foreword
Arthur A. Demarest
1. Introduction: Reinterpreting Early Classic Interaction
Geoffrey E. Braswell
2. Teotihuacan, Militarism, and Pacific Guatemala
Frederick J. Bove and Sonia Medrano Busto
3. Dating Early Classic Interaction between Kaminaljuyu and Central Mexico
Geoffrey E. Braswell
4. Understanding Early Classic Interaction between Kaminaljuyu and Central Mexico
Geoffrey E. Braswell
5. Founding Events and Teotihuacan Connections at Copán, Honduras
Robert J. Sharer
6. Problematical Deposits and the Problem of Interaction: The Material Culture of Tikal during the Early Classic Period
María Josefa Iglesias Ponce de León
7. Architectural Aspects of Interaction between Tikal and Teotihuacan during the Early Classic Period
Juan Pedro Laporte
8. Images of Power and the Power of Images: Early Classic Iconographic Programs of the Carved Monuments of Tikal
James Borowicz
9. Teotihuacan at Altun Ha: Did It Make a Difference?
David M. Pendergast
10. Teotihuacan and Oxkintok: New Perspectives from Yucatán
Carmen Varela Torrecilla and Geoffrey E. Braswell
11. Tetitla and the Maya Presence at Teotihuacan
Karl A. Taube
12. Teotihuacan and Early Classic Interaction: A Perspective from Outside the Maya Region
George L. Cowgill
13. The Maya and Teotihuacan
Joyce Marcus

Bibliography
Index

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