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67 p. : ill., map ; 28 cm.
Green Library
186 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Green Library
xxiii, 354 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
  • Chetumal Bay landscapes
  • Ancient Maya life on the fringes of Chetumal Bay: an introduction / Debra S. Walker
  • The first settlers on Chetumal Bay / Kathryn Reese-Taylor
  • Life and afterlife at Cerro Maya, Belize / Debra S. Walker
  • Noh Kah: an archaeological site in extreme southeastern Quintana Roo / Javier López Camacho, Araceli Vázquez Villegas, and Luis A. Torres Díaz
  • Visualizing maya agriculture along the Rio Hondo: a remote sensing approach / Thomas Guderjan, Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach, Timothy Beach, Samantha Krause, and Clifford Brown
  • Chetumal Bay in the fifteenth to seventeenth centuries / Maxine Oland
  • Chetumal Bay ceramics
  • Red wares, zapatista, drinking vessels, colonists, and exchange at Cerro Maya / Robin Robertson
  • An expedient pottery technology and its implications for ancient Maya trade and interaction / James Aimers, Elizabeth Haussner, Dori Farthing, and Satoru Murata
  • Sitting on the dock of the bay: ceramic connections between Lamanai and the Chetumal Bay area over more than two millennia / Linda Howie, Terry G. Powis, and Elizabeth Graham
  • Regional expressions of the postclassic effigy censer system in the Chetumal Bay area / Susan Milbrath and Debra S. Walker
  • Other Chetumal Bay industries
  • Shell materials from Oxtankah, Quintana Roo / Emiliano Ricardo Melgar Tísoc
  • Stone tools and trade on the southern end of Chetumal Bay / Beverly A. Chiarulli
  • Postclassic tool production at Santa Rita Corozal: implications for domestic craft production and regional exchange in flaked stone / Marc D. Marino, Lucas R. Martindale Johnson, and Nathan J. Meissner
  • Economic implications of mano and metate use at Cerro Maya, Belize / Lisa G. Duffy
  • Chetumal Bay in perspective
  • Coastal economies: comparing northern and southern Belize / Heather McKillop
  • Maya at the edge of the world: thoughts on Chetumal Bay / David A. Freidel.
The ancient Maya invested prodigious amounts of labor in the construction of road systems for communication and trade, yet recent discoveries surrounding Chetumal Bay reveal an alternative and extensive network of riverine and maritime waterways. Focusing on sites ringing the bay such as Cerro Maya, Oxtankah, and Santa Rita Corozal, the contributors to this volume explore how the bay and its feeder rivers affected all aspects of Maya culture from settlement, food production, and the production and use of special goods to political relationships and social organization. Besides being a nexus for long distance exchange in valuable materials such as jade and obsidian, the region was recognized for its high quality agricultural produce, including chocolate, achiote, vanilla, local fruits, honey, and salt, and for its rich marine environment. The Maya living on the fringes of the bay perceived the entire region as a single resource procurement zone. Waterborne trade brought the world to them, providing a wider horizon than would have been available to inland cities dependent only on Maya roads for news of the world.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780813062792 20161010
Green Library
vi, 308 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction / Justine M. Shaw and Jennifer P. Mathews
  • The east coast of Quintana Roo : a brief account of archaeological work / María José Con Uribe
  • The Yalahau Regional Human Ecology Project : an introduction and summary of recent research / Scott L. Fedick and Jennifer P. Mathews
  • Recent research in the Yalahau region : methodological concerns and preliminary results of a regional survey / Jeffrey B. Glover and Fabio Esteban Amador II
  • A reassessment of the Middle Preclassic in northern Quintana Roo / Dominique Rissolo, José Manuel Ochoa Rodríguez, and Joseph W. Ball
  • Ceramic analyses and sequence from San Gervasio, Cozumel / Carlos Peraza Lope
  • Late Postclassic occupation in the Ruinas de San Angel region / Tomás Gallareta Negrón and Karl Taube
  • Jungle rails : a historic narrow-gauge railway in Quintana Roo / Jennifer P. Mathews and Lilia Lizama-Rogers
  • Muyil : an early start and late finish in east coast settlement / Walter R.T. Witschey
  • The late to terminal classic settlement shifts at Yo'okop / Justine M. Shaw
  • The ceramic placement of Yo'okop : chronological and regional considerations / Dave Johnstone
  • Witnessed at Yo'okop : images and texts of rulers in a watery realm / Linnea Wren and Travis Nygard
  • Shifting centers of power in Chetumal Bay / Thomas H. Guderjan
  • Investigating urban diversity in south-central Quintana Roo / Laura Villamil and Jason Sherman
  • Some ancient Maya monuments from southern Quintana Roo : defining the "triad-pill" monument type / Peter D. Harrison
  • Kohunlich and Dzibanché : parallel histories / Enrique Nalda.
Green Library
xxii, 405 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
Green Library
285 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
280 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 23 cm.
Green Library
xv, 328 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
  • The Cochuah region and the CRAS Project / Justine M. Shaw
  • The state of research in the Cochuah region of Quintana Roo / Linnea Wren and Travis Nygard
  • Ceramic exchange in the Cochuah region / Dave Johnstone
  • Contemplating carvings at the feet of Queen Chaak Kab : using mixed methodology to understand sculpture at Yo'okop / Travis Nygard, Kaylee Spencer, and Linnea Wren
  • A monumental terminal classic sweatbath from Yo'okop / Justine M. Shaw
  • Maya political organization during the terminal classic period in the Cochuah region, Quintana Roo, Mexico / Tatiana Zelenetskaya Young
  • The problem of mobility in estimating the extent of terminal classic populations in the Cochuah region / Justine M. Shaw
  • Artificial causeways : metaphors of power and death / Alberto G. Flores Colin
  • Postclassic miniature shrines in the Cochuah region / Johan Normark
  • Not only the home of the earth lord : Cochuah caves as holy places, holey spaces, and emergent wholes / Johan Normark
  • Three churches, three causeways, and a miracle : relations between prehispanic and colonial settlements in Ichmul, Yucatán / Alberto G. Flores Colin
  • Two places in time : a constructed landscape in the northwestern region of Yo'okop / Alejandra Badillo Sánchez
  • Lingering discourses from Yucatán's past : political ecologies of birth in rural Yucatán / Veronica Miranda
  • A tale of two projects : comparative findings of the CRAS and Yalahau projects / Jennifer P. Mathews.
In recent years the Cochuah region, the ancient breadbasket of the north-central Yucatecan lowlands, has been documented and analyzed by a number of archaeologists and cultural anthropologists. This book, the first major collection of data from those investigations, presents and analyzes findings on more than eighty sites and puts them in the context of the findings of other investigations from outside the area. It begins with archaeological investigations and continues with research on living peoples. Within the archaeological sections, historic and colonial chapters build upon those concerned with the Classic Maya, revealing the ebb and flow of settlement through time in the region as peoples entered, left, and modified their ways of life based upon external and internal events and forces. In addition to discussing the history of anthropological research in the area, the contributors address such issues as modern women's reproductive choices, site boundary definition, caves as holy places, settlement shifts, and the reuse of spaces through time.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780826348647 20160619
Green Library
151 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 33 cm.
  • Dzibanché. El contexto de los cautivos / Enrique Nalda
  • Los cautivos mayas y su destino / Claude-François Baudez
  • Los escalones jeroglíficas acerca de los escalones de Dzibanché / Simon Martin
  • El origen de la dinastía Kaan / Nikolai Grube
  • La concha decorada de la tumba del Templo del Búho, Dzibanché / David Stuart.
Green Library
278 pages : maps ; 21 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
95 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Green Library
87 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
121 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • The public interpretation of archaeological sites
  • A brief history of Mexican archaeology
  • Heritage and archaeological tourism in Mexico and Quintana Roo
  • Living in the Yucatan today
  • Discussion of problems and potential remedies
  • Mexican cultural identity and patrimony in Quintana Roo
  • Public interpretation at Mexican museums
  • Conclusion.
How can we effectively interpret and present one culture to another without stereotypes or over-simplifications? What is the best way to present an authoritative version of a national heritage without also endangering ancient sites or being insensitive to the local customs, beliefs, and religious practices of the indigenous peoples?This volume addresses the ongoing thrust in archaeology to take the next step after preserving the past: Interpreting that past for the future. That future audience includes both local citizens and tourists who may have little background in archaeology, anthropology, or the history of the culture featured. Walker presents the key components of the anthropological study of tourism as a global phenomenon, with particular emphasis on the more prominent arguments for how and why tourism is a universal and meaningful human activity. The highly controversial topic of authenticity is examined, with special attention given to how 'authentic' has been defined and how it relates to the ways in which archaeological sites, artifacts, and cultural traditions are presented - or not presented - to the visiting public.The ephemeral promise of 'authenticity' drives the heritage tourism industry, which is a key consideration for the long-term economy of the Maya Riviera and elsewhere. Through analysis of seven archaeological sites on the Yucatan peninsula that are open to heritage touring, Walker reveals the planned growth of the Maya Riviera since the early 1970s and examines the impact of international tourism on both ancient structures and the contemporary Maya people and culture.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780817355142 20160528
Green Library
231 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Green Library


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