Gordon F. M. Rakita's Ancestors and Elites: Emergent Complexity and Ritual PDF

By Gordon F. M. Rakita

ISBN-10: 0759111286

ISBN-13: 9780759111288

Ancestors and Elites examines prehispanic ritual behaviors attribute of the Casas Grandes quarter of Chihuahua, Mexico. Gordon Rakita analyzes the archaeological information from the positioning with recognize to broader anthropological theories relating to either non secular practices and the increase of advanced societies. This confluence of empirical truth and normal conception permits Rakita to discover intimately the advanced, reciprocal dating among ritual practices and constructing social complexity at PaquimZ, one of many best-documented archaeological websites within the region.

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