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The Oxford Handbook of Mesoamerican Archaeology
     

The Oxford Handbook of Mesoamerican Archaeology

by Deborah L. Nichols, Christopher A. Pool
 

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The Oxford Handbook of Mesoamerican Archaeology provides a current and comprehensive guide to the recent and on-going archaeology of Mesoamerica. Though the emphasis is on prehispanic societies, this Handbook also includes coverage of important new work by archaeologists on the Colonial and Republican periods. Unique among recent works, the text brings together in

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The Oxford Handbook of Mesoamerican Archaeology provides a current and comprehensive guide to the recent and on-going archaeology of Mesoamerica. Though the emphasis is on prehispanic societies, this Handbook also includes coverage of important new work by archaeologists on the Colonial and Republican periods. Unique among recent works, the text brings together in a single volume article-length regional syntheses and topical overviews written by active scholars in the field of Mesoamerican archaeology.

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"An excellent resource for students, researchers, and professionals alike: it is a realistic depiction of the discipline at the dawn of the 21st century, and of the general directions of Mesoamerican archaeology." --Papers from the Institute of Archaeology

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ISBN-13:
9780195390933
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
09/24/2012
Series:
Oxford Handbooks Series
Pages:
1000
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.70(d)

Meet the Author

Deborah L. Nichols is William J. Bryant 1925 Professor of Anthropology at Dartmouth College.

Christopher A. Pool is University Research Professor of Anthropology at the University of Kentucky.

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