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235 Index Page numbers in italics refer to illustrations. Administrative building (Structure 6), 154, 162–64, 163, 207n5 Agency, 161, 176, 180, 183, 195, 202 Agricultural terraces, 71, 73, 74, 75, 94; alternative model on Xunantunich and, 190, 207n1; Chan topography and, 93; density, 102; elevation and length, 102; houses placed in, 120–21, 128; irrigation system within, 129, 130; number of Chan mounds and, 102; reconstruction drawing of farmsteads, 120 Agriculture: ingenuity of Chan’s, 180, 199; Netting on intensive, 187–88, 207n1; population pressure and, 177–78; state control causing intensified, 178–79; sustainability and, 10–11, 131 Alfaro, Merle, 118 Alltagsgeschichte (history of everyday life), 40 American Behavioral Scientist (Rathje and Wilk), 51 Analogies: direct historical, 74–75; Lefebvre ’s French countryside, 23; voting with feet, 126–27, 168, 173 Ancestral burials, 156–57, 157, 166–67 Annales School historians, 21 Archaeology: Belize Institute of Archaeology , 71, 73; colonial, 60, 62; contribution of, xx, 48; everyday life study suitability to, 13, 66; general sensibility, 61–66; imported models used in, 8, 13; lack of everyday life focus in, xvii, 4; landscape, 57; macro phenomena focus of, xvii, 7–8; Mesoamerican, 52, 81–82; Netting’s ideas applied to, 187–88, 207n1; New Archaeology of 1960s, 47; peasant model and, 188–92; postprocessual, 67, 186; prehistoric, 46–47; processual, 47, 69, 186; “real,” 61, 81–82; scientific-humanistic divide in, 70, 84, 87; social change issue in, 6; social theoretical literature exclusion of, xix; spatial, 55–60, 65; subfields, 45–46; traditional, xvii, 61–62, 175; of transition, 60. See also Collaborative archaeology; Feminist and gender archaeology; Historical archaeology; Household archaeology Archaeology Matters (Sabloff), 60 Artifacts: activity area soil chemistry and, 123. See also Burials; Ceramics; Exotic materials; Luxury items; Material remains Ashmore, Wendy, xviii, 56, 97, 155 Asiatic model, 178 Audiencia, 162, 163, 164 Au Pair (Búriková and Miller), 43 Aztecs, 125, 178–79, 182; women weavers, 5–6 Bakhtin, Mikhail, 39 Bakhtin Circle, 39 Barton Ramie site, 96 Battle-Baptiste, Whitney, 58 Beads, Strombus marine, 135, 146 Being Alive (Ingold), 41–42 Belizean archaeological workers, 72–73. See also specific names Belizean Archaeology Symposium, 98 Belize Department of Archaeology, xvii Belize Institute of Archaeology, 71, 73 236 · Index Belize River valley, 10; ceramic use across, 168–69; Chan location and Maya area of, 92; early occupation, 106; major centers of, 112, 174–75; society interpreted without everyday life, 188–95 Bench: masonry, 144; quincunx pattern in, 165 “Berkeley Education, A” (D. Smith), 38 Binford, Lewis, 47 Blackmore, Chelsea, 105, 133–36, 134 Black vessels, 169, 170 Boserup, Ester, 177–79, 189; hypothetical labor value data, 207n1 Bourdieu, Pierre, 5, 26–27; doxa concept, 29 Brechas, 98 Bringsvaerd, Tor Age, 69 Brumfiel, Elizabeth, 55, 58, 182 Budapest school, 39 Bullard, William, 112 Bureau of Surrealist Research, 21 Burials: ancestral, 156, 157, 158, 166–67; figurines placed in, 167; objects placed with, 158–59, 166–67, 192; shift in focus from individual to group, 166–67; Xunantunich , 191 Búriková, Zuzana, 43 Camal, Bernabe, Sr., 74, 75, 101 Camal, Bernabe, Jr., 76–77, 78 Capitalism, 53–54, 184; consumer, 36 Cartesian and Platonic dualities, 19–20, 25 Center, cosmology of, 153 Central Group, 94, 95; ceremonial spaces, 109, 153, 159–60; first ceremonial architecture , 109; hilltop location, 104; leading family residence in, 145; orientation of, 155–56, 161–62; residential mounds of, 105, 205n1; structures at height of construction , 153 Ceramics: areas of large quantities of, 145; black vessels (Mt. Maloney), 169–70, 170; Late Classic, 168–71, 170; Mars Orange Ware, 108; Middle Preclassic, 108; Red vessels, 165, 169, 170, 171; Terminal Preclassic, 109; Xunantunich and Chan, 169–71, 170 Ceremonies/ceremonial space: Central Group, 109, 153, 158–60; communitylevel , 135, 155–58, 157, 162, 164; festivals and feasts, 135, 162, 164; overview of community center, 152–55; space requirements per person, 153–54. See also Ritual practices Cerén, 85–86, 150, 165 Chaa Creek, 147, 149, 150, 207n3 Chan: Cerén and, 85–86; changing settlement patterns, 111; Chan Nòohol (south), 76–77, 78, 97; chronology and population , 105–12, 106, 205n1; community identification, 100–102, 101; construction peak at, 94, 153; cultural landscape, 102–5; decline and abandonment, 106, 168–71; economy of, 184–85; elites’ emulation of commoners, 104; everyday life in, 116–75; governance of, 162, 164–68; homogeneous appearance of, 197–98; housing type comparison, 149–52, 207n2; last construction built at, 171–72; location of, 2, 91, 92...

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9780813048567
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9780813044996
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867742191
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256
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2013-12-13
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