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The Lowland Maya Postclassic

The Lowland Maya Postclassic

This collection represents a major step forward in understanding the era from the end of Classic Maya civilization to the Spanish conquest.

March 1985
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370 pages | 6 x 9 |
ISBN: 
978-1-4773-0258-3
Description: 

This collection represents a major step forward in understanding the era from the end of Classic Maya civilization to the Spanish conquest.

Contents: 
  • Preface
  • Introduction
    • Postclassic Temporal and Spatial Frames for the Lowland Maya: A Background, by Arlen F. Chase and Diane Z. Chase
  • The Northern Lowlands
    • The Postclassic Sequence of Tancah and Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico, by Arthur G. Miller
    • Littoral-Marine Economy at Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico, by Alfredo Barrera Rubio
    • Chichen Itza and Coba: An Itza-Maya Standoff in Early Postclassic Yucatan, by Anthony P. Andrews and Fernando Robles C.
    • The Postclassic That Wasn’t: The Thirteenth- through Seventeenth-Century Archaeology of Central Eastern Campeche, Mexico, by Joseph W. Ball
    • Lamanai Postclassic, by H. Stanley Loten
    • Lamanai, Belize: An Updated View, by David M. Pendergast
    • Ganned But Not Forgotten: Late Postclassic Archaeology and Ritual at Santa Rita Corozal, Belize, by Diane Z. Chase
    • Revitalization Movements among the Postclassic Lowland Maya, by Robert E. Fry
  • The Southern Lowlands
    • Postclassic Maya Site Structure at Topoxte, El Peten, Guatemala, by Jay K. Johnson
    • Topoxte, Macanche, and the Central Peten Postclassic, by Prudence M. Rice and Don S. Rice
    • Postclassic Peten Interaction Spheres: The View from Tayasal, by Arlen F. Chase
    • Archaeology and Ethnohistory on a Spanish Colonial Frontier: An Interim Report on the Macal-Tipu Project in Western Belize, by Elizabeth A. Graham, Grant D. Jones, and Robert R. Kautz
    • Facets of Terminal to Postclassic Activity in the Stann Creek District, Belize, by Elizabeth A. Graham
  • The Peripheries
    • The Postclassic Archaeology of the Western Gulf Coast: Some Initial Observations, by Joseph W. Ball
    • Terminal Events in the Southeastern Lowlands: A View from Quirigua, by Robert J. Sharer
    • The Land of Ulua: Postclassic Research in the Naco and Sula Valleys, Honduras, by Anthony W. Wonderley
    • Postclassic Relationships between the Highland and Lowland Maya, by Kenneth L. Brown
  • Conclusion
    • New Light on the Dark Age: A Summary of Major Themes, by David A. Freidel
  • Bibliography
  • Index
Author: 

Arlen F. Chase is Associate Dean and Pegasus Professor of Anthropology at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. Prudence M. Rice is Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, and Director of the Office of Research Development and Administration at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.