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Archaeology of Communities New World Perspective

ISBN-10: 0415222788

ISBN-13: 9780415222785

Edition: 2000

Authors: Marcello A. Canuto, Jason Yaeger

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Description:

Using a broad comparative approach combined with a theoretical diversity, this volume employs a range of case studies to address the importance of the community in understanding ancient societies.
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Book details

List price: $53.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 8/24/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

List of figures
List of tables
List of contributors
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introducing and archaeology of communities
Politicization and community in the Pre-Columbian Mississippi Valley
Heterarchy and hierarchy: the community plan as institution in Cahokia's polity
Making Pueblo communities: architectural discourse at Kotyiti, New Mexico
Between the household and the empire: structural relationships within and among Aztec communities and polities
"Crafting" communities: the materialization of Formative Maya identities
The social construction of communities in the Classic Maya countryside: strategies of affiliation in western Belize
Heterarchy, history, and material reality: "communities" in Late Classic Honduras
Gender, status, and community in Early Formative Valdivia society
Communities without borders: the vertical archipelago and diaspora communities in the southern Andes
Archaeological considerations of "Appalachian" identity: community-based archaeology in the Blue Ridge Mountains
Toward an archaeology of communities
What we should be studying: the "imagined community" and the "national community"
Index