This Is The Only Full Scale Archaeological Study Of The Ancient Mesoamericans Who Lived In A Coastal Habitat Immediately Prior To The Onset Of An Agricultural Way Of Life Known As The Last Hunter Gatherer Fishers Of The South Pacific Coast Of Mexico, The Chantuto People Lived Between , And , Years Ago, During The Middle And Late Archaic Periods They Were The Last People In The Region To Rely Principally Upon Wild Plants And Animals Because Their Successors Were Primarily Farmers, The Lives Of The Chantuto People Span The Transition From Foraging To Farming When Permanent Villages Came To Replace A Nomadic Existence In A Hot, Humid Environment Working With Thirty Years Of Data From Shell Mounds And Other Site Types In Pacific Coastal Chiapas, The Contributors To This Important Investigation Present Information On Past And Present Environments, Local Geological Processes, And Detailed Accounts Of Technical Analyses Of Recovered Food And Artifactual Remains These Data Form The Basis For Inferences About The Settlement System And Economic Lifeways Of The Ancient Chantuto PeopleSince The S, When A Trail Blazing Study Revealed How Prehistoric Inhabitants Of An Upland Mexican Valley Became Increasingly Dependent On Only A Few Plants, Archaeologists Have Sought Comparable Information For The Tropical Lowlands This Book Supplies It In Depth, Exploring The Surviving Material Culture Of The Chantuto People And Their Ecological Relationships To Their Biophysical Environment The Archaeological Sites Are Dated By Means Of Radiocarbon Assays And The Methods Of Data Recovery And Interpretation Range From Replication Experiments To Ethnographic AnalogyEspecially Useful For Specialists In Hunter Gatherer Studies, This Work Makes An Important Contribution To The Debate About The Origins Of Agriculture It Will Be Invaluable For Archaeologists Interested In An Up To Date, Comprehensive Summary Of A Transitional Society In The Tropical Lowlands Of Mesoamerica
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- 484 pages
- Coastal Collectors in the Holocene: The Chantuto People of Southwest Mexico
- Barbara Voorhies
- 14 March 2019 Barbara Voorhies