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Ancient Oaxaca

Paperback. Pub Date: 1999 Pages: 172 Publisher: Camidge. University Press This book investigates the emergence of withsocial Complexity and state formation in a New World region. Around 500 BC the Valley of Oaxaca an in present-day Mexico was the site of one of the earliest Native American states. when a new regional capital was established at Monte Alban. Today one of Mexico's most famous and spectacular archaeological sites. Monte Alban signalled an important series of changes in regional political structure in the direction of greater political complexity and integration within a larger domain. The four authors of this introductory text have over the years produced much of the most important primary information we have about developing complex societies in this region. Drawing on the abundance of excavated remains and a survey of regional archaeological settlement pattern...


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