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Volume 11 Number 1 March 2000


Comparative Analysis of the Río Balsas and Tehuacán Models for the Origins of Maize
Richard S. MacNeish and Mary W. Eubanks

Pottery Production and Microcosmic Organization: The Residential Structure of La Quemada, Zacatecas
E. Christian Wells

Prehistoric Genetic and Culture Change: A Bioarchaeological Search for Pre-Inka Altiplano Colonies in the Coastal Valleys of Moquegua, Peru, and Azapa, Chile
Richard C. Sutter


Formative Period Round Structures of the Upper Belize River Valley
James J. Aimers, Terry Powis, and Jaime Awe

Reviews and Book Notes

Book Review Essays

Two Perspectives on the Rise of Civilization in Mesoamerica's Oaxaca Valley
Robert N. Zeitlin

—Ancient Oaxaca: The Monte Albán State, by Richard E. Blanton, Gary M. Feinman,
Stephen A. Kowalewski, and Linda M. Nicholas

The Native Cultures of the Southern Continent: An Attempted Triangulation
Robert L. Carneiro

—Indigenous South Americans of the Past and Present: An Ecological Perspective, by David J. Wilson

Book Reviews

Dead Giveaways, edited by Susan Kellogg and Matthew Restall
Frank Salomon

Maya Conquistador, by Matthew Restall
Rani T. Alexander

Mexican Painted Manuscripts in the United Kingdom, by Uta Berger
Juan José Batalla Rosado

The Codex Lopez Ruiz: A Lost Mixtec Pictorial Manuscript, by Mary Elizabeth Smith
Viola König

Mesoamerican Architecture as a Cultural Symbol, edited by Jeff Karl Kowalski
Jerry Moore

The Archaeology of Mesoamerica: Mexican and European Perspectives, edited by Warwick Bray and Linda Manzanilla
Dirk Van Tuerenhout

The Lords of Tikal: Rulers of an Ancient Maya City, by Peter D. Harrison
Joel W. Palka

Sculpture in the Ancient Maya Plaza: The Early Classic Period, by Flora Simmons Clancy
Clemency Coggins

Motagua Colonial: Conquest and Colonization in the Motagua River Valley of Guatemala, by Lawrence H. Feldman
Geoffrey E. Braswell

Tecnologías Prehispánicas de la obsidiana: Los centros de producción de la región de Zináparo—Prieto, Michoacan, by Véronique Darras
Susan Norris

The Origins of Agriculture in the Lowland Neotropics, by Dolores R. Piperno and Deborah M. Pearsall
Emily McClung de Tapia

Corn in Clay: Maize Paleoethnobotany in Pre-Columbian Art, by Mary W. Eubanks
Bruce F. Benz

Una Exploracion Arqueologica del Pichincha Occidental, Ecuador, by Ronald D. Lippi
Tamara L. Bray

Material Symbols: Culture and Economy in Prehistory, edited by John E. Robb
Michael Love