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Final Report

  • Livre Relié
  • 224 Nombre de pages
Michael Coe has been at the forefront of American archaeology for more than four decades. His research on the Olmecs and the Maya ... Lire la suite
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Description

Michael Coe has been at the forefront of American archaeology for more than four decades. His research on the Olmecs and the Maya has had a decisive effect on the way we think about Mesoamerican culture. In these revealing memoirs, Coe looks back on a diverse life.

Auteur

Michael D. Coe is Emeritus Professor of Anthropology, Yale University. Among his many books are The Maya, Breaking the Maya Code, The True History of Chocolate (with Sophie Coe), Reading the Maya Glyphs (with Mark Van Stone) and Angkor and the Khmer Civilization, all published by Thames & Hudson.

Texte du rabat

Coe's moving memoir recounts how he went from being a traditional American youth growing up in a privileged Long Island family to constructing a life's work dedicated to overturning many previously held assumptions about the past. For more than four decades, Michael Coe has been at the forefront of American archaeology. His research on the Olmecs and the Maya has had a decisive effect on the way we think about Mesoamerican culture, and his acclaimed books have introduced archaeology to a popular audience.

Contenu

Preface; 1. Silver Spoon; 2. 'Stop Walking on Your Knees': A Small Boy's Education; 3. Life with Grandfather; 4. A Little Rebellion in a Big School; 5. The Age of Enlightenment; 6. The Agency; 7. The Long Voyage Home; 8. Return of the Native; 9. Into the Past on the Soconusco Coast; 10. Tennessee; 11. Mesoamerican Genesis: the Olmecs and their Predecessors; 12. A Farm in the Hills; 13. Life among the Glyphs; 14. Parallel Worlds; Envoi.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Final Report
Sous-titre: An Archaeologist Excavates His Past
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780500051436
ISBN: 978-0-500-05143-6
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Thames and Hudson
Genre: Politique, société et économie
nombre de pages: 224
Poids: 650g
Taille: H232mm x B155mm
Année: 2006