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Hispanic American Historical Review (1987) 67 (2): 334–335.
Published: 01 May 1987
...Richard E. W. Adams Late Lowland Maya Civilization: Classic to Postclassic . Edited by Sabloff Jeremy A. and Andrews E. Wyllys V . Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press , 1986 . Figures. Tables. Notes. References. Index . Pp. xiv , 526 . Cloth. $37.50 . Copyright...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1985) 65 (3): 613.
Published: 01 August 1985
... Postclassic Temporal and Spatial Frames for the Lowland Maya: A Background, Ar len F. C hase and D iane Z. C hase The Postclassic Sequence of Tancah and Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico, A rthur G. M iller Littoral-Marine Economy at Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico, A lfredo B arrera R ubio...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1988) 68 (4): 818–820.
Published: 01 November 1988
..., general terms with the initial peopling of the New World and the long transition from hunting and gathering to agricultural subsistence in Middle and South America. The next five chapters (Formative through Postclassic periods) discuss in greater detail the development of complex, agriculturally based...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1970) 50 (1): 124–125.
Published: 01 February 1970
... the Old Fire God braziers appeared outside the type site (p. 157), funerary masks of fine stone were more plentiful in Puebla than at Teotihuacán itself. During the Postclassic, fine gold and silver were used not only in the Mixteca, as Yon Winning claims (p. 231), but also in Monte Albán IV, Chiapas...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2001) 81 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 February 2001
... claims contributed to the figure of Quetzalcoatl described in sixteenth-century Aztec documents. Florescano’s first two chapters focus on Classic and Postclassic sources, and discuss four influences he argues shaped the sixteenth-century Quetzalcoatl: the Plumed Serpent, Venus, Nine Wind, and Tula’s...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1984) 64 (4): 788–789.
Published: 01 November 1984
...-classic (c. a.d . 1300-1520). The Early Postclassic (c. a.d . 900-1300) remained one of the least well known eras of pre-Hispanic Mesoamerica. Consequently, the Toltecs, who developed, flourished, and declined during that period, were less well understood than they deserved. The situation has...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2020) 100 (1): 139–140.
Published: 01 February 2020
... Postclassic period (ca. 200–1500 CE) and beyond. Some of the edited volumes derived from these collaborations have become required reading for all scholars of Mesoamerica, as they tackle innovative questions with a comprehensiveness that is simply beyond the reach of any individual scholar or discipline...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1968) 48 (3): 468–471.
Published: 01 August 1968
... analysis of the widespread belief in terrestrial deities redeems his discussion of the early periods. His interpretation acquires new conviction in the Postclassic chapters, because he relates the military conquests of the Toltecs to their imposition of bloodthirsty astral deities on Mesoamerican...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1992) 72 (3): 410–412.
Published: 01 August 1992
.... 1200-1100 B.C. The site continued to be inhabited throughout the subsequent Middle and Late Preclassic periods (900 b.c.–a.d. 300) and, to a lesser degree, in the following Classic and Postclassic periods (a.d. 300-1400). Remains of Early and Middle Preclassic settlements are rare in the Maya...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1986) 66 (3): 590–591.
Published: 01 August 1986
... Press 1986 Cozumel: Late Maya Settlement Patterns succeeds in both its stated goals: to increase the reader’s knowledge of the Decadent (Late Postclassic) Period in the Yucatan peninsula, and to change traditional ideas concerning ancient Maya trade. Using standard archaeological models...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1987) 67 (3): 509–510.
Published: 01 August 1987
... are discussed in a summary paper by Gordon Willey. The second half of the book contains studies of the greater southeast region beyond Copan and Quirigua. These cover a time span from Middle Preclassic to the Late Postclassic times and include a revision of the early ceramic sequence from Playa de los...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1982) 62 (3): 483–484.
Published: 01 August 1982
... Harrison, notable as a systematic sample of an unsurveyed area) and eastern Guatemala/Honduras (Richard Leventhal). While David Freidel abstracts discontinuities in center configuration (from the Classic to the Postclassic), comparable attempts at civic center pattern recognition are not yet undertaken...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1963) 43 (1): 117–118.
Published: 01 February 1963
... and archaeology is a model of clarity in expression. Arte indígena de México y Centroamérica treats the subject under the customary period headings: Preclassic, Classic, and Historic (i.e. Postclassic), the last including Toltec, “Mixtec,” and Aztec. In each period Covarrubias concentrated upon essential...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2001) 81 (2): 347–351.
Published: 01 May 2001
... at Tenochtitlan. These specific, detailed continuities again point up the prodigious Aztec knowledge of the symbolic world of their forebears. In “Venerable Place of Beginnings: The Aztec Understanding of Teotihuacan,” Elizabeth Hill Boone supplies us with a synthesis of the Late Postclassic understanding...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2019) 99 (1): 153–154.
Published: 01 February 2019
... (Soconusco) was desired for its production of cacao, and Gasco uses a range of sources to make sense of cacao's role in the development of the region's Postclassic economy. Tenochtitlan was the last in a succession of indigenous empires that exerted control over Mesoamerica, and Stark compares the ceramic...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1978) 58 (2): 309–310.
Published: 01 May 1978
... and Yucatan, the classic and postclassic northern margins, and the postclassic Puebla valley are also extensively dealt with by Davies. The author has had the courage to diverge on many issues from the interpretations of earlier students of the Toltecs, and as a result, original contributions abound...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2009) 89 (2): 323–324.
Published: 01 May 2009
...) — the source of Rice — found in the Chilam Balam manuscripts. As previous scholars (for example, William Hanks, John Justeson) have indicated, there is no evidence for the existence of such a cycle or its use during the Postclassic Period, and there is nothing in the Classic Period inscriptions which can be so...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2021) 101 (2): 300–302.
Published: 01 May 2021
...”) and historic locales in order to demonstrate how pilgrimage to these locations was often intertwined. Katarzyna Mikulska's essay, which zeroes in on Nahua worldviews of the Late Postclassic and early colonial era, argues that Nahua cosmological imagery only differentiates between primordial space and a human...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2015) 95 (3): 509–511.
Published: 01 August 2015
... explain the ethnic and cultural history of the late Postclassic period in central Mexico as the result of the coming together of remnant Tolteca peoples and less sophisticated hunting-and-gathering migrants, Chichimeca, from the northern reaches of Mesoamerica, whom later Postclassic Nahua groups...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2005) 85 (2): 312–313.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Robert M. Carmack Despite the limitation of the data and their sometimes dubious interpretations of it, the book makes a solid contribution to Mayan studies in general and to Late Postclassic Mayan sociocultural history in particular. It surely is a good thing that Guillemin’s tireless work...