The Legacy of Mesoamerica: History and Culture of a Native American Civilization

 

Robert M. Carmack, Janine Gasco, Gary H. Gossen, editors

The Legacy of Mesoamerica is a textbook of the peoples and cultures of Mesoamerica,written by members of the Institute for Mesoamerican Studies. This page contains a listing of the table of contents. Some of the chapters are linked to preview selected passages from the book.

Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0-13-049292-2
Date: 2007. Second Edition

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION

UNIT I: PREHISPANIC MESOAMERICA

CHAPTER 1--ORIGINS AND DEVELOPMENT OF MESOAMERICAN CIVILIZATION
(Janine Gasco, Marilyn A. Masson, Robert M. Rosenswig, Michael E. Smith)

CHAPTER 2--LATE POSTCLASSIC MESOAMERICA
(Robert M. Carmack, Janine Gasco, Marilyn A. Masson, Michael E. Smith)

CHAPTER 3--THE MESOAMERICAN WORLD AT SPANISH CONTACT
(Robert M. Carmack)

UNIT II: COLONIAL MESOAMERICA

CHAPTER 4--MESOAMERICA AND SPAIN: THE CONQUEST
(Louise M. Burkhart and Janine Gasco)

CHAPTER 5--THE COLONIAL PERIOD IN MESOAMERICA
(Louise M. Burkhart and Janine Gasco)

CHAPTER 6--INDIGENOUS LITERATURE FROM COLONIAL MESOAMERICA
(Louise M. Burkhart)

CHAPTER 7--MESOAMERICANS IN THE NEOCOLONIAL ERA
(Robert M. Carmack and Gary H. Gossen)

UNIT III: MODERN MESOAMERICA

CHAPTER 8--NATIVE MESOAMERICANS IN THE MODERN ERA
(Robert M. Carmack)

CHAPTER 9--TRANSNATIONALISM AND THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF MESOAMERICA
(Liliana R. Goldin and Walter E. Little)

CHAPTER 10--THE MAYAN ZAPATISTA MOVEMENT
(Gary H. Gossen)

UNIT IV: MESOAMERICAN CULTURAL FEATURES

CHAPTER 11--LANGUAGE AND LANGUAGES OF MESOAMERICA
(John S. Justeson and George A. Broadwell)

CHAPTER 12--WOMEN AND GENDER IN MESOAMERICA
(Brenda Rosenbaum and Christine Eber)

CHAPTER 13--THE INDIAN VOICE IN RECENT MESOAMERICAN LITERATURE
(Gary H. Gossen)

CHAPTER 14--THE RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS OF MESOAMERICA
(Gary H. Gossen)