Postclassic Soconusco society the late prehistory of the coast of Chiapas, Mexico by Barbara Voorhies

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Published by Institute for Mesoamerican Studies, University at Albany, Distributed by University of Texas Press in Albany, N.Y, Austin, Tex .

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  • Indians of Mexico -- Mexico -- Soconusco Region -- Antiquities,
  • Indians of Mexico -- Implements -- Mexico -- Soconusco Region,
  • Indian pottery -- Mexico -- Soconusco Region,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Mexico -- Soconusco Region,
  • Soconusco Region (Mexico) -- Antiquities

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-211)

Book details

Statementby Barbara Voorhies and Janine Gasco
SeriesIMS monograph -- 14
ContributionsGasco, Janine
LC ClassificationsF1219.1.S6 V66 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 211 p. :
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17152840M
ISBN 100942041208
LC Control Number2004064916

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[Barbara Voorhies; Janine Gasco] -- "This report presents new archaeological data on Post-classic sites (11th through 16th centuries, A.D.) in one of the key regions of Mesoamerica.

The Pacific coast of Soconusco was at the forefront. The Late Postclassic period was a dynamic and innovative time when peoples from all parts of Mesoamerica were drawn together by processes of commercial and stylistic interaction.

Until recently, however, Postclassic archaeological data has been limited to a few areas. Postclassic Soconusco Society now adds a key region to the overall picture. Barbara Voorhies is the author of Postclassic Soconusco Society ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), Coastal Collectors in the Holocen /5(7).

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Settlement Survey and Settlement Data: Proyecto Soconusco, Coastal Chiapas, Mexico. (Authored by Barbara Voorhies, Janine. Gasco and Paul Cackler). The Chantuto people: an archaic period society of Chiapas Littoral, Mexico. by Voorhies, Barbara: and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Michael BlakeProfessor, Anthropological ArchaeologyEmergence of social and political complexity, origins and spread of agriculture--especially maize; Mesoamerica (Early Formative and Postclassic Chiapas, Mexico), North America (Coast Salish peoples of British Columbia)[On Leave: November through June ]Room: ANSO Phone: Email: [email protected] The Soconusco region of southeastern Mexico was heavily involved in Postclassic commerce, due largely to the area's valuable forest resources, particularly cacao, which had become a key product in long distance exchange.

This talk reviews some of the impacts of Soconusco's growing participation in Late Postclassic Mesoamerican commercial systems. The succeeding periods from the Late Formative to the Late Postclassic are well represented throughout the Soconusco. Modest excavations in the Acapetahua zone have helped to document the evolution of prehistoric coastal society right through to the time of the.

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During the Classic period, there were several strong kings at Tikal, Calakmul, Caracol and Dos Pilas, but none of them ever conquered the 's probably best to think of the Maya as a collection of independent city-states, who shared some ritual and ceremonial practices, some.

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Soconusco is a region of the Mexican state of is in the most southern part of the state. It borders the Republic of Guatemala on the southeast, the regions Costa, Sierra and Fraylesca of Chiapas on the east and north, and the shore of the Pacific Ocean on the southwest.

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