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The Resource Pre-Columbian foodways : interdisciplinary approaches to food, culture, and markets in ancient Mesoamerica, John Edward Staller, Michael Carrasco, editors, (electronic book)

Pre-Columbian foodways : interdisciplinary approaches to food, culture, and markets in ancient Mesoamerica, John Edward Staller, Michael Carrasco, editors, (electronic book)

Label
Pre-Columbian foodways : interdisciplinary approaches to food, culture, and markets in ancient Mesoamerica
Title
Pre-Columbian foodways
Title remainder
interdisciplinary approaches to food, culture, and markets in ancient Mesoamerica
Statement of responsibility
John Edward Staller, Michael Carrasco, editors
Title variation
Precolumbian foodways
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
GW5XE
Dewey number
641.3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F1219.3.F64
LC item number
P74 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
2007)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Staller, John E
  • Carrasco, Michael D
  • University of Calgary
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians of Mexico
  • Indians of Central America
  • Indians of Mexico
  • Indians of Central America
  • Indians of Mexico
  • Indians of Central America
  • Food habits
  • Food habits
Label
Pre-Columbian foodways : interdisciplinary approaches to food, culture, and markets in ancient Mesoamerica, John Edward Staller, Michael Carrasco, editors, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Volume originated from a session, "The Role of Sustenance in the Feasts, Festivals, Rituals and Every Day Life of Mesoamerica," held during the 40th annual Chacmool Conference, "Eat Drink and Be Merry : the Archaeology of Foodways," hosted by the Chacmool Archaeological Association and the University of Calgary, Dept. of Archaeology, Nov. 10-12, 2007, Calgary, Alta. Cf. p. 1
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Ethnohistoric sources on foodways, feasts, and festivals in Mesoamerica / John E. Staller -- Development or agriculture in prehistoric Mesoamerica : the linguistic evidence / Cecil H. Brown -- The pastoral niche in pre-Hispanic Mesoamerica / Jeffrey R. Parsons -- The drink mescal : its origin and ritual uses / Mari Carmen Serra and Carlos Lazcano A. -- Forming Mesoamerican taste : cacao consumption in formative period contexts / Rosemary A. Joyce and John S. Henderson -- Salt production and trade in ancient Mesoamerica / Eduardo Williams -- The dirt on food : ancient feasts and markets among the lowland Maya / Bruce H. Dahlin ... [et al.] -- An epigraphic analysis of classic-period Maya foodstuffs / Kerry Hull -- Sweet cacao and sour atole : mixed drinks on classic Maya ceramic vases / Dmitri Beliaev, Albert Davletshin, and Alexandre Tokovinine -- Prehistoric chronology of the common bean in the New World : the linguistic evidence / Cecil H. Brown -- Death and chocolate : the significance of cacao offerings in ancient Maya tombs and caches at Copan, Honduras / Cameron L. McNeil -- Feasting with foam : ceremonial drinks of cacao, maize, and pataxte cacao / Judith Strupp Green -- Corn, colanders, and cooking : early maize processing in the Maya lowlands and its implications / David Cheetham -- Potographies and biographies : the role of food in ritual and identity as seen through life histories of selected Maya pots and people / Linda Howie, Christine D. White, and Fred J. Longstaffe -- Dietary diversity in the upper Belize River Valley : a zooarchaeological and isotopic perspective / Carolyn R. Freiwald -- Power plants : paleobotanical evidence of rural feasting in late classic Belize / David J. Goldstein and Jon B. Hageman -- Food and feasting in the Zona Maya of Quintana Roo / E.N. Anderson -- All maize is not equal : maize variety choices and Mayan foodways in rural Yucatan, Mexico / John Tuxill ... [et al.] -- Maya foodways : a reflection of gender and ideology / Amber O'Connor -- The axolotl as food and symbol in the basin of Mexico, from 1200 BC to today / Carolyn E. Tate -- Topophilia : a tool for the demarcation of cultural microregions : the case of the Huaxteca / Lorenzo Ochoa -- This world and beyond : food practices and the social order in Mayan religion / Brian Stross -- Maize was their flesh : ritual feasting in the Maya highlands / Allen J. Christenson -- From field to hearth : an earthly interpretation of Maya and other Mesoamerican creation myths / Michael D. Carrasco -- The flesh of god : cosmology, food, and the origins of political power in ancient southeastern Mesoamerica / David Freidel and F. Kent Reilly III
Control code
SPR567139627
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 691 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441904713
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Pre-Columbian foodways : interdisciplinary approaches to food, culture, and markets in ancient Mesoamerica, John Edward Staller, Michael Carrasco, editors, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
Volume originated from a session, "The Role of Sustenance in the Feasts, Festivals, Rituals and Every Day Life of Mesoamerica," held during the 40th annual Chacmool Conference, "Eat Drink and Be Merry : the Archaeology of Foodways," hosted by the Chacmool Archaeological Association and the University of Calgary, Dept. of Archaeology, Nov. 10-12, 2007, Calgary, Alta. Cf. p. 1
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Ethnohistoric sources on foodways, feasts, and festivals in Mesoamerica / John E. Staller -- Development or agriculture in prehistoric Mesoamerica : the linguistic evidence / Cecil H. Brown -- The pastoral niche in pre-Hispanic Mesoamerica / Jeffrey R. Parsons -- The drink mescal : its origin and ritual uses / Mari Carmen Serra and Carlos Lazcano A. -- Forming Mesoamerican taste : cacao consumption in formative period contexts / Rosemary A. Joyce and John S. Henderson -- Salt production and trade in ancient Mesoamerica / Eduardo Williams -- The dirt on food : ancient feasts and markets among the lowland Maya / Bruce H. Dahlin ... [et al.] -- An epigraphic analysis of classic-period Maya foodstuffs / Kerry Hull -- Sweet cacao and sour atole : mixed drinks on classic Maya ceramic vases / Dmitri Beliaev, Albert Davletshin, and Alexandre Tokovinine -- Prehistoric chronology of the common bean in the New World : the linguistic evidence / Cecil H. Brown -- Death and chocolate : the significance of cacao offerings in ancient Maya tombs and caches at Copan, Honduras / Cameron L. McNeil -- Feasting with foam : ceremonial drinks of cacao, maize, and pataxte cacao / Judith Strupp Green -- Corn, colanders, and cooking : early maize processing in the Maya lowlands and its implications / David Cheetham -- Potographies and biographies : the role of food in ritual and identity as seen through life histories of selected Maya pots and people / Linda Howie, Christine D. White, and Fred J. Longstaffe -- Dietary diversity in the upper Belize River Valley : a zooarchaeological and isotopic perspective / Carolyn R. Freiwald -- Power plants : paleobotanical evidence of rural feasting in late classic Belize / David J. Goldstein and Jon B. Hageman -- Food and feasting in the Zona Maya of Quintana Roo / E.N. Anderson -- All maize is not equal : maize variety choices and Mayan foodways in rural Yucatan, Mexico / John Tuxill ... [et al.] -- Maya foodways : a reflection of gender and ideology / Amber O'Connor -- The axolotl as food and symbol in the basin of Mexico, from 1200 BC to today / Carolyn E. Tate -- Topophilia : a tool for the demarcation of cultural microregions : the case of the Huaxteca / Lorenzo Ochoa -- This world and beyond : food practices and the social order in Mayan religion / Brian Stross -- Maize was their flesh : ritual feasting in the Maya highlands / Allen J. Christenson -- From field to hearth : an earthly interpretation of Maya and other Mesoamerican creation myths / Michael D. Carrasco -- The flesh of god : cosmology, food, and the origins of political power in ancient southeastern Mesoamerica / David Freidel and F. Kent Reilly III
Control code
SPR567139627
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 691 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441904713
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Specific material designation
remote

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