Prehistoric Settlement Patterns: Essays in Honor of Gordon R Willey

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Author: Vogt, Evon Zartman and Richard M Leventhal (editors)

Year: 1983

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press and Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology

Place: Albuquerque and Cambridge


xxiv+519 pages with frontispiece, maps, plates, figures, tables, bibliography and index. Quarto (10 1/4" x 7 1/4") bound in original publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front cover. First edition.

Contents: Some New Themes in settlement Pattern Research by Evon Z Vogt; To the Salt of the Earth: Some Comments on Household Archaeology Among the Maya by William L Rathje; An Assessment of Classic Maya Household Composition by Gair Tourtellot; Household Groups and Classic Maya Religion by Richard M Leventhal; To Quench the Thirst: Water and Settlement in Central American and Beyond by Wolfgang Haberland; Ancient and Contemporary Maya Settlement Patters: A New Look from the Chiapas Highlands by Evon Z Vogt; Buildings Are for People: Speculations on the Aesthetics and Cultural Impact of Structures and Their Arrangement by Donald E Thompson; Social, Spatial and Temporal Relations: Diola Villages in Archaeological Perspective by Olga F Linares; Landscape with Figures: Settlement Patterns, Locational Models and Politics in Mesoamerica by Warwick Bray; On the Nature of the Mesoamerican City by Joyce Marcus; A Tale of Three Cities: Energetics and Urbanization in Pre-Hispanic Central Mexico by William T Sanders and Robert S Stantley; Coastal Settlement in European Prehistory with Special Reference to Fennoscandia by Grahame Clark; Ancient Land Use and Culture History in Passion River Region by R E W Adams; Inca Settlement Patters in a Marginal Province of the Empire: Sociocultural Implications by Alberto Rex Gonzalez; Settlement patters in Chinese Archaeology: A Case Study from the Bronze Age by K C Chang; Political Systems in Lowland Yucatan: Dynamics and Structure in Maya Settlement by David A Freidel; The Effect of Settlement Pattern Studies on the Archaeology of Central Mexico by Ignacio Bernal; Mesoamerican Ethnohistorical Sources and Their Relevance to Pre-Hispanic Settlement Pattern Studies by H B Nicholson; Classic Maya Settlement Pattern Studies: Past Problems, Future Prospects by Jeremy A Sabloff; Patterns of Settlement and Preservation in the Viru and Moche Valleys by Michael E Mosley; Settlement Patterns and Archaeology: Some Comments by Gordon R Willey.


A near fine copy issued without jacket.

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