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Resources, Power and Interregional Interaction

Series: Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology

Edited By: EM Schortman and PA Urban


Hardback | Dec 1992 | #54909 | ISBN: 0306440687
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This volume is a state-of-the-art contribution to these enduring issues of social science. It approaches the effect of interregional interaction on social change from a number of perspectives, thereby demonstrating the varied and dynamic quality of current research across the spectrum of the social sciences.


Introduction: The Place of Interaction Studies in Archaeological Thought; E.M. Schortman, P.A. Urban. The Ancient World System: The Political Economy of Core-Periphery Systems; R.S. Santley, R.T. Alexander. Culture and Exchange in Postclassic Oaxaca; J.W. Whitecotton Prehispanic Interregional Interaction in Southern Mexico; G.M. Feinman, L.M. Nicholas. The Transcaucasian 'Periphery' in the Bronze Age; P.L. Kohl. Interaction and Isolation; S. Upham. The Political Value of Imports: Long-Distance Contacts, Elite Aspirations, and the Age of Discovery in Cosmological Context; M.W. Helms. Tradition, Identity, and Change Beyond the Roman Frontier; P.S. Wells. Warfare: Ethnicity and Adaptation; J.S. Athens. Central Mexico's Influences in Jalisco and Nayarit During the Classic Period; P.C. Weigand. Conclusion: Current Trends in Interaction Research; E.M. Schortman, P.A. Urban. Index.

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