1940, English, Book, Illustrated edition: The Maya and their neighbors.

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Edition
  • Limited ed.
Physical Description
  • xxiii, 606 p. incl. illus. (incl. maps, charts, plans) tables. XX pl., fold. map. ; 24 cm.
Published
  • New York, : D. Appleton-Century Company, incorporated [c1940]
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • The Maya and their neighbors.
Other Authors
  • Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
Edition
  • Limited ed.
Published
  • New York, : D. Appleton-Century Company, incorporated [c1940]
Physical Description
  • xxiii, 606 p. incl. illus. (incl. maps, charts, plans) tables. XX pl., fold. map. ; 24 cm.
Subjects
Contents
  • pt. I. The background of the Maya: Howells, W.W. The origins of American Indian race types. Ricketson, O.G., Jr. An outline of basic physical factors affecting Middle America. Linton, Ralph. Crops, soils, and culture in America. Kluckhohn, Clyde. The conceptual structure in Middle America studies. Mason, J.A. The native languages of Middle America. Johnson, Frederick. The linguistic map of Mexico and Central America.
  • pt. II. The Maya. Kidder, A.V. Archaeological problems of the highland Maya. Thompson, J.E.S. Archaeological problems of the lowland Maya. Morley, S.G. Maya epigraphy. Andrews, E.W. Chronolgy and astronomy in the Maya area. Spinden, H.J. Diffusion of Maya astronomy. Pollock, H.E.D. Sources and methods in the study of Maya architecture. Smith, A.L. The corbeled arch in the new world. Ruppert, Karl. A special assemblage of Maya structures. Wauchope, Robert. Domestic architecture of the Maya. Smith, R.E. Ceramics of the Peten. Butler, Mary.
Notes
  • "To Alfred Marston Tozzer, his students and colleagues dedicate this volume, in recognition of his services to Middle American research and in appreciation of their debit to him as teacher, counselor, and friendly critic."
  • A pottery sequence from the Alter Verapaz, Guatemala. Longyear, J.M. The ethnological significance of Copan pottery. Hooton, E.A. Skeletons from the Cenote of sacrifice at Chichen Itzá. La Farge, Oliver. Maya ethnology:the sequence of cultures.--pt. III. The northern neighbors of the Maya: Vaillant, G.C. Patterns in Middle American archaeology. Noguera, Eduardo. Excavations atTehuacan. Ekholm, G.F. The archaeology of northern and western Mexico. Roberts, F.H.H., Jr. Pre-pottery horizon of the Anasazi and Mexico. Brew, J.O. Mexican influence upon the Indian cultures of the southwestern United States in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Phillips, Philip. Middle American influences on the archaeology of the southeastern United States. Guthe, C.E. Sequence of culture in the eastern United States.--pt. IV.
  • The southern neighbors of the Maya: Strong, W.D. Anthropological problems in Central America. Stone, Doris. The Ulaua Valley and Lake Yojoa. Richardson, F.B. Non-Maya monumental sculpture of Central America. Lothrop, S.K. South America as seen from Middle America. Means, P.A. The philosophical interrelaionship between Middle American and Andean religions. Kroeber, A.L. Conclusions: The present status of Americanistic problems. Bibliography (p. 491-594)
Language
  • English
Dewey Number
  • 913.72
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