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  Learn more about Mesoamerica in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Mesoamerica is the region extending from central Mexico through Central America which produced a set of culturally related civilizations before the discovery of the New World by Columbus.
Mesoamerican is a general adjective to refer to that group of Pre-Columbian cultures.
Mesoamerican civilizations included the Olmec, Maya, Mixtec, Zapotec, Huastec, Tarascan, Teotihuacan, Totonac, Toltec, and the Aztec.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /m/me/mesoamerica.html   (175 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Natives, Middle American (Mesoamerican Indigenous Peoples) - Encyclopedia
Although most of Mexico is geographically considered part of North America and although there have been cultural contacts between Mexican groups and the Pueblo of the SW United States, the cultural development of most of Mexico belongs, in fact, to that of Middle America.
In the southern portion of the valley of Mexico and in the jungle region of YucatAn, ancient Mexico reached its highest cultural achievements.
Highly developed civilizations flourished in Mexico after the domestication of corn and the rise of agricultural communities; the Olmec, the Maya, and the cultures of the central plateau, TeotihuacAn, Toltec, Mixtec, Zapotec and Aztec, developed architecture, agriculture, the use of stone : and sometimes of metal : to a high, often remarkable, degree.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/N/NatvsMA.html   (548 words)

  
 Mesoamerica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Related topics: : Ancient Mesoamerican agriculture : Aztec calendar : Aztec mythology : Human antiquity in Mesoamerica : The jaguar in Mesoamerican culture : Maya numerals : Maya calendar : Mesoamerican chronology : Obsidian use in Mesoamerica : Spanish conquest of Yucat√°n : Trephinning in pre-Columbian Mesoamerica
Ancient Mesoamerica - Full text online, subscription details, tables of contents, abstracts and individual article purchase.
Project for the Documentation of the Languages of Mesoamerica (PDLMA) - Lexicon, phonology, and morphosyntax of selected Mije-Sokean languages: Oluta and San Miguel Chimalapa Soke.
www.nebulasearch.com /encyclopedia/article/Mesoamerica.html   (612 words)

  
 Course Readings: Pre-Columbian Literatures & Culture
Ancient Mesoamerican Writing Systems: For an overview of and in-depth look at pre-Columbian writing systems visit this section of GBonline's site, which offers many splendid images of the iconographic, hieroglyphic and scriptoral systems of the Mexica, Mixtec, Maya
Visit Kevin Callahan's Ancient Mesoamerican Civilizations web site for some very useful and concise introductions to the writing systems, religions and governments of the ancient peoples of the Americas.
Mesoamerican Law: If you'd like to learn more about the legal codes and legal systems of the early Mesoamericans visit Resources on Aztec and Maya Law, an annotated bibliography, from the Tarlton Library at University of Texas.
www-learning.berkeley.edu /wciv/ugis55a/readings/precolumbian.html   (540 words)

  
 Columbia College Chicago Library -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Chronology covering several topics, including agriculture, arts, economics, education, law, and science.
Images of and information about ancient and modern Mayan culture.
The "Chiapas Highlands" link offers descriptions and images of Mayan textile arts.
www.lib.colum.edu /research/subjects/latinamerican.htm   (972 words)

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