Rethinking The Aztec Economy

Author: Deborah L. Nichols
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 0816535515
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"Rethinking the Aztec Economy provides new perspectives on the society and economy of the ancient Aztecs by focusing on goods and their patterns of circulation"--Provided by publisher.

Guns Germs And Steel The Fates Of Human Societies

Author: Jared Diamond
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393609294
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Lays a foundation for understanding human history."—Bill Gates In this "artful, informative, and delightful" (William H. McNeill, New York Review of Books) book, Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and environmental ...

Surviving Sudden Environmental Change

Author: Jago Cooper
Publisher: University Press of Colorado
ISBN: 1457117266
Size: 77.52 MB
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By using deep-time perspectives provided by interdisciplinary approaches, this book provides a rich temporal background to the human experience of environmental hazards and disasters.

The Life Within

Author: Stephen D. Houston
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300196024
Size: 43.38 MB
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Institute of Mesoamerican Studies 9. Albany: SUNY-Albany, 1984. Keesing,
Roger. “Rethinking Mana. ... “Christianity and the Aztecs. ... “Reconstructing
Classic Maya Economic Systems: Production and Exchange at Cancuen,
Guatemala. ... Boundary End Archaeology Research Center Special Publication
1. ... Esthetic Recognition of Ancient Amerindian Art. New Haven: Yale University
Press, 1991.

The Collapse Of Complex Societies

Author: Joseph Tainter
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521386739
Size: 38.71 MB
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Dr Tainter describes nearly two dozen cases of collapse and reviews more than 2000 years of explanations. He then develops a new and far-reaching theory.

Archaeology As Political Action

Author: Randall H. McGuire
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520254909
Size: 78.99 MB
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"--Mark P. Leone, author of The Archaeology of Liberty in an American Capital "Archaeology as Political Action is a highly original work that will be important for archaeologists and others concerned with processes of social change in the ...

Edible Insects

Author: Arnold van Huis
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org
ISBN: 9789251075951
Size: 68.82 MB
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Edible insects have always been a part of human diets, but in some societies there remains a degree of disdain and disgust for their consumption.

The Archaeology Of Wak As

Author: Tamara L. Bray
Publisher: University Press of Colorado
ISBN: 1607323184
Size: 32.26 MB
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In this edited volume, Andean wak'as—idols, statues, sacred places, images, and oratories—play a central role in understanding Andean social philosophies, cosmologies, materialities, temporalities, and constructions of personhood.


Author: William L. Rathje
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 9780816521432
Size: 41.67 MB
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Rubbish! is their witty and erudite investigation into all aspects of the phenomenon of garbage. Rathje and Murphy show what the study of garbage tells us about a population's demographics and buying habits.