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Calakmul: New Data from an Ancient Maya Capital in Campeche, Mexico
In this paper we summarize more than a decade of interdisciplinary work at Calakmul, including (1) the mapping project, which has covered more than 30 km 2 ; (2) the excavation project, which hasExpand
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BAJO SEDIMENTS AND THE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM OF CALAKMUL, CAMPECHE, MEXICO
Maya Lowlands climate researchers have set aside earlier beliefs that Maya civilization flourished in an unchanging environment. Analyses of river discharge, weather patterns, lake-bottom sediments,Expand
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A landscape analysis of the candelaria watershed in mexico: Insights into paleoclimates affecting upland horticulture in the southern yucatan peninsula semi-karst
Biocultural systems adapt to global climate change through its regional manifestations. Subsistence customs are the cultural interface between regional climate and culture at large. SwiddenExpand
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AN ANALYSIS OF ROADS LISTED IN COLONIAL DICTIONARIES AND THEIR RELEVANCE TO PRE-HISPANIC LINEAR FEATURES IN THE YUCATAN PENINSULA
The archaeological evidence for pre-Columbian roadways in the northern Mayan area is well documented. These range from broad intracity causeways and long, raised intercity roadways to small localExpand
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COBA, QUINTANA ROO, MEXICO: A RECENT ANALYSIS OF THE SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL ORGANIZATION OF A MAJOR MAYA URBAN CENTER
Abstract Coba represents a major Classic period Maya urban center. Archaeological investigations have suggested a complex socioeconomic integration apparent in the heterogeneity of the size, shape,Expand
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The Late Postclassic Eastern Frontier of Mesoamerica: Cultural Innovation Along the Periphery [and Comments and Replies]
A far-reaching frontier culture area emerged along the eastern periphery of southern Mesoamerica during the Late Postclassic. Here linguistically diverse peoples (e.g., Rabinal, Pokom, Akahal, Xinca)Expand
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Calakmul, Campeche: A centralized urban administrative center in the northern Petén
Abstract Traditional models explaining the development of higher culture in Mesoamerica have largely ignored the contribution of the tropical‐lowlands toward urban and state organization in favor ofExpand
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Modeling Historical Land Cover and Land Use: A Review fromContemporary Modeling
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We review historical models to compare them with prospective models, with the assumption that the ample experience gained in the development of models of prospective simulation can benefit the developmentof models having as their objective the simulation of changes that happened in the past. Expand
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Physical Settings, Environmental History with an Outlook on Global Change
The objective of this chapter is to offer a short but comprehensive overview of the Yucatan Peninsula, its karstic landscapes and soil types. In this chapter, we will also provide insights regardingExpand
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