Download e-book for kindle: Historical Dictionary of Mesoamerica (Historical by Walter R. T. Witschey,Clifford T. Brown

By Walter R. T. Witschey,Clifford T. Brown

ISBN-10: 081087167X

ISBN-13: 9780810871670

Mesoamerica is one in every of six significant parts of the area the place people independently replaced their tradition from a nomadic hunter-gatherer way of life into settled groups, towns, and civilization. as well as China (twice), the Indus Valley, the Fertile Crescent of southwest Asia, Egypt, and Peru, Mesoamerica used to be domestic to intriguing and irreversible alterations in human tradition known as the “Neolithic Revolution.” The alterations incorporated domestication of vegetation and animals, resulting in agriculture, husbandry, and at last sedentary village lifestyles. those advancements set the level for the expansion of towns, social stratification, craft specialization, battle, writing, arithmetic, and astronomy, or what we name the increase of civilization. those adjustments endlessly remodeled humankind.

The Historical Dictionary of Mesoamerica covers the background of Mesoamerica via a chronology, an introductory essay, an intensive bibliography, and over 900 cross-referenced dictionary entries protecting the key peoples, areas, rules, and occasions with regards to Mesoamerica. This publication is a superb entry element for college students, researchers, and a person eager to understand extra approximately Mesoamerica.

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Mesoamerica is one in all six significant components of the realm the place people independently replaced their tradition from a nomadic hunter-gatherer way of life into settled groups, towns, and civilization. as well as China (twice), the Indus Valley, the Fertile Crescent of southwest Asia, Egypt, and Peru, Mesoamerica used to be domestic to fascinating and irreversible adjustments in human tradition referred to as the “Neolithic Revolution.

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