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Ancient Maya cities of the Eastern Lowlands / Brett A. Houk ; foreword by Marilyn A. Masson, Michael E. Smith, and John W. Janusek.

Author/creator Houk, Brett A. (Brett Alan), 1967-
Other author/creatorMasson, Marilyn A.
Other author/creatorSmith, Michael Ernest, 1953-
Other author/creatorJanusek, John Wayne, 1963-
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoGainesville : University Press of Florida, [2015]
Descriptionxvii, 343 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Series Ancient cities of the new world
Contents Ancient Maya urbanism in the Eastern Lowlands -- Studying Maya cities -- The setting in space and time -- Preclassic foundations -- Southern Belize -- Vaca Plateau and Maya Mountains -- Belize Valley -- Northwestern Belize -- Northern Belize -- Comparisons and urban planning -- Deciphering meaning in Maya cities.
Abstract Using field reports, data sets and "grey" literature on the many excavated sites, Houk provides a synthesis of archaeological data on the ancient cities of modern Belize for the Classical period and explores their urban planning and built environment. By examining the lowland cities, Houk's work offers balance to the literature on the entire Classic Maya polity.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 285-326) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2014040226

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