Social Process in Maya Prehistory: Studies in honour of Sir Eric Thompson
Publisher: Academic Press
Place: London, New York and San Francisco
xiv+609 pages with plates, diagrams, maps, illustrations, bibliographies and index. Quarto (10" x 7 1/2") bound in original blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and blind stamped AP to cover. First edition.
Contents: Sir Eric Thompson, 1898-1957: A Biographical Sketch and Bibliography by Norman Hammond; Maya Antiquaries by Ignacio Bernal; Lord Kingsborough, Sir Thomas Phillips and Obadiah Rich: Some Bibliographical Notes by Ian Graham; External Influences on the Lowland Maya: 1940 and 1975 Perspectives by Gordon R Willey; The Early Formative in the Maya Lowlands by Norman Hammond; Streets Ahead: Exchange Values and the Rise of the Classic Maya by David A Phillips, Jr and William L Rathje; The Southeastern Periphery of Mesoamerica: A View from Eastern El Salvador by E Wyllys Andrews V; Influence or Intrusion? The "Protoclassic" in the Maya Lowlands by D C Pring; An Hypothetical Outline of Coastal Maya Prehistory: 300 B C - A D 1200 by Joseph W Ball; "Captains of the Itza": Unpublished Mural Evidence from Chichen Itza by Arthur G Miller; Urbanism and Hierarchy at Isimche by George F Guillemin; Excavations at Palenque, 1967-9173 by Jorge R Acosta; Gerontocracy at Palenque? by Alberto Ruz Lhuillier; Painting Practices and their Change through Time of the Palenque Stucco Sculptors by Merle Greene Robertson; Supernatural Patrons of Maya Scribes and Artists by Michael Coe; Patolli at the Ruins of Seibal, Peten, Guatemala by Ledyard Smith; Maya Metalwork and its External Connections by Warwick Bray; A Possible Maya Eclipse Record by David H Kelley; Comments on the Glyphic Texts of the "Altar Vase" R E W Adams; Cholti-Lacondon (Chiapas) and Peten-Ytza Agriculture Settlement Pattern and Population by N Hellmuth; The Art and Archaeology of Hydraulic Agriculture in the Maya Lowlands by Dennis E Pulleston; The Rise of the Bajos and the Fall of the Maya by Peter D Harrison; Maya Development and Collapse: An Economic Perspective by T Patrick Culbert; The Maya Collapse Revisited: Internal and External Perspectives by Robert J Sharer; Situation Model Development: A Case Study of the Classic Maya Collapse by Dorothy Hosler, Jeremy A Sabloff and Dale Runge.
Corners bumped, sunning to edges. Jacket spine ends chipped, some edge wear, some soiling else a very good copy in about a very good jacket.
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