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Hispanic American Historical Review (1968) 48 (1): 96–97.
Published: 01 February 1968
... Press 1968 Denevan’s monograph is focused on the earthworks constructed by the aborigines of the Llanos de Mojos as their way of dealing with seasonal flooding. The data were gathered through fieldwork and through library and archival research. The author provides many detailed descriptions...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1978) 58 (2): 187–216.
Published: 01 May 1978
..., The Aboriginal Cultural Geography of the Llanos de Mojos of Bolivia (Berkeley, 1966). 13 Dennis E. Puleston and Donald W. Callender, Jr., “Defensive Earthworks at Tikal,” Expedition , 9 (Spring 1967), 40-48; David L. Webster, Defensive Earthworks at Becan, Campeche, Mexico (New Orleans, 1976...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2012) 92 (1): 5–39.
Published: 01 February 2012
... identified at least six species of wild grasses (generically called zacate by non-Indians) that were employed to bind earthworks. 46 Wetland sedges ( Cyperaceae ) and native grass ( Hilaria cenchroides ) were used as aquatic nurseries for insect larvae — a source of protein for both humans and waterfowl...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1990) 70 (2): 295–325.
Published: 01 May 1990
... of the fort’s parallelogram of earthworks were faced in stone, and it was defended by some cannon and mortars—some of which had been taken from the Spanish settlements of the 1770s. As of 1838, the explorer Robert Schomburgk wrote that “it is built of red sandstone and has fourteen embrasures, mounted...
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