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