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157 pages

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Published Dec 2014

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784910402

Digital: 9781784910419

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Rainfed Altepetl

Modeling institutional and subsistence agriculture in ancient Tepeaca, Mexico

By Aurelio López Corral

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This work seeks to model food production in ancient Tepeaca, a Late Postclassic (AD 1325-1521) and Early Colonial (16th century) state level-polity settled on the central highlands of Puebla.



Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Agriculture And Theory; Chapter 3: The Natural Setting; Chapter 4: Regional History and the Tepeaca Altepetl ; Chapter 5: Traditional Agriculture in the Study Region; Chapter 6: Agricultural Production for the Year 2009: the Ethnographic Survey; Chapter 7: From Prehispanic Macehualli to Colonial Terrazgueros; Chapter 8: Agricultural Productivity and Tribute in 16th Century AD Tepeaca; Chapter 9: Conclusions and Directions for Future Research.