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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures

Published in print January 2001 | ISBN: 9780195108156
Published online January 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780195188431 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780195108156.001.0001
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures is the first comprehensive reference source to chronicle Pre-Hispanic, colonial, and modern Mesoamerica, defined as the lands stretching from Mexico to the southern tip of Central America. With more than 600 articles, it is invaluable for those interested in the rich heritage of this land. Encompassing the great civilizations of the pre-Columbian era (including the Olmec, Aztec, and Maya peoples) up through the colonial and postcolonial periods, the Encyclopedia covers art, archaeology, religious studies, anthropology, history, and historiography of the region in fully cross-referenced, signed articles by the leading scholars in the discipline.

Book.  737 pages.  1022755 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of the Americas

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Acatec in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures

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Acculturation in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures

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Acolhua in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures

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Acosta, Joseph De (1540–1600) in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures

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Agriculture in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures

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Aguacatec in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures

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Aguirre Beltrán, Gonzalo (1908–1996) in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures

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