Maya postclassic state formation : segmentary lineage migration in advancing frontiers / John W. Fox.

Author
Published
  • Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 2008
Physical description
xv, 310 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 25 cm.
ISBN
  • 9780521101950 (pbk.)
  • 9780521321105 (hbk.)
Notes
  • Originally published: 1987.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 288-304) and index.
Contents
  • Segmentary lineage organization of the Quiché, Chontal and Itza -- Cult of the feathered serpent -- Warrior and aristocratic lineages : ecological conditions and leapfrog migrations -- Acropolis centers and tun/katun ritual alliances -- Quiché segmentary state of the Late Postclassic period -- Demographic and sociocultural dynamics of segmentary lineage expansion -- Ballgame ritual and myth for massing through complementary opposition.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • still image
  • text
Language
  • English
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University of Bradford: J B Priestley Library - Floor 1 972.01 FOX

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