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By Christopher Pool

ISBN-10: 0521783127

ISBN-13: 9780521783125

ISBN-10: 052178882X

ISBN-13: 9780521788823

the principles for the Maya and different civilizations of old Mesoamerica have been laid down over 2400 years in the past through the early and heart levels of the Formative interval. the main intricate of those formative Mesoamerican societies are represented via the archaeological tradition referred to as Olmec, which merged a few 3500 years in the past within the tropical lowlands of southern Veracruz and Tabasco, Mexico. Flourishing over the following one thousand years, the Olmecs created the main complicated social and political hierarchies in their time at the North American continent. Olmec rulers expressed their fabric and non secular strength within the first huge stone artwork of Mesoamerica, awesome for its sophistication and naturalism, in addition to titanic buried choices of wealth received from nice distances. Olmec Archaeology and Early Mesoamerica bargains the main thorough and updated book-length remedy of Olmec society and tradition available.

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