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Title Classic period cultural currents in southern and central Veracruz / edited by Philip J. Arnold III, Christopher A. Pool.

Published Washington, D.C. : Published by Dumbarton Oaks Research Library & Collection ; [Cambridge, Mass.] : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2008.

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 UniM Bail  972.62 CLAS    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 381 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
Contents Charting Classic Veracruz / Philip J. Arnold III and Christopher A. Pool -- Historical Currents in Classic Veracruz Research / Philip J. Arnold III, Christopher A. Pool and Richard A. Diehl -- The Epi-Olmec Language and Its Neighbors / Terrence Kaufman and John Justeson -- Polity and Economy in the Western Lower Papaloapan Basin / Barbara L. Stark -- Architectural Plans, Factionalism, and the Proto-Classic - Classic Transition at Tres Zapotes / Christopher A. Pool -- The Epi-Olmec Tradition at Cerro de las Mesas in the Classic Period / John Justeson and Terrence Kaufman -- Ball Courts and Politics in the Lower Cotaxtla Valley: A Model to Understand Classic Central Veracruz? / Annick Daneels -- Continuity and Change in Late Classic Southern Veracruz Art, Hieroglyphs, and Religion / Cherra Wyllie -- Social Landscapes and Political Dynamics in the Southern Gulf-Coast Lowlands (AD 500-1000) / Javier Urcid and Thomas W. Killion -- Classic Currents in the West-Central Tuxtlas / Philip J. Arnold III and Robert S. Santley -- Iconographic Interaction between El Tajin and South-Central Veracruz / Rex Koontz.
Notes Papers originally presented at a 2003 symposium entitled "Classic Veracruz: Cultural Currents in the Ancient Gulf Lowlands."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Classic Period Cultural Currents in Southern and Central Veracruz explores the diverse traditions and dynamic interactions along the Mexican Gulf lowlands at the height of their cultural florescence. Best known for their elaboration of macabre ballgame ritual and precocious inscriptions with long-count dates, these cultures served as a critical nexus between the civilizations of highland Mexico and the lowland Maya, influencing developments in both regions."--BOOK JACKET.
Other author Arnold, Philip J.
Pool, Christopher A.
Dumbarton Oaks.
Subject Indians of Mexico -- Mexico -- Veracruz (Veracruz-Llave) -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
Indians of Mexico -- Mexico -- Veracruz (Veracruz-Llave) -- Social life and customs -- Congresses.
Veracruz (Veracruz-Llave, Mexico) -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
Veracruz (Veracruz-Llave, Mexico) -- Social life and customs -- Congresses.
ISBN 9780884023500
0884023508