Ancient Cities and Modern Tribes: Exploration and Adventure in Maya Lands

  title={Ancient Cities and Modern Tribes: Exploration and Adventure in Maya Lands},
  author={Thomas William Francis Gann},
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From Lamanai to Ka'kabish : Human and Environment Interaction, Settlement Change, and Urbanism in Northern Belize
At Lamanai and Ka’kabish, two Precolumbian Maya centres in north-western Belize, archaeologists have focused their research on the environment, architecture, and long-term occupation of the
Violence and the Caste War of Yucatán
Violence and The Caste War of Yucatan analyzes the extent and forms of violence employed during one of the most significant indigenous rural revolts in nineteenth-century Latin America: the Caste War
From the Canopy to the Caye: Two of Britain’s Colonial Ventures in Nineteenth-Century Belize
During the nineteenth century, Latin America was a hotbed of trade and commerce driven principally by extractive industries such as agriculture (principally sugar) and hardwood collection. Such
Traversing the Terrain: A Least Cost Analysis on Intersite Causeways in the Maya Region
The study of ancient Maya causeways is crucial for understanding Maya social and spatial organization. Archaeologists have been interested in Maya causeways for decades, specifically documenting
The Carnegie Maya IV
Diseased Relations: Epidemics, Public Health, and State-Building in Yucatán, Mexico, 1847-1924
Throughout recorded history, epidemics have touched every aspect of life, including commerce, travel, agriculture, religious ritual, education, and political campaigns. In the tropical region of
The First Maya Civilization: Ritual and Power Before the Classic Period
1. Maya Civilization in perspective 2. Trajectories of Evolution: Maya Archaeology and the Preclassic Maya 3. Maya States before the Classic Period 4. Planting the seed of civilization: the making of