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Irrigation Horticulture In Highland Guatemala

The Tablon System Of Panajachel

Kent Mathewson



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CRC Press
18 April 2019
New evidence that the ancient Mayas practiced intensive, often irrigated, agriculture on a massive scale has forced revision in current thinking about that civilization. Yet, little study has focused on the heirs of this agricultural tradition; in areas of highland Guatemala, Mayan farmers today carry on forms of intensive, irrigated horticulture t
By:   Kent Mathewson
Imprint:   CRC Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Weight:   454g
ISBN:   9780367020361
ISBN 10:   036702036X
Pages:   218
Publication Date:   18 April 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Primary
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Westview Replica Editions -- Foreword -- Preface -- Introduction -- Site -- Cultural Characteristics -- Origins of Tablon Culture -- Material Culture -- Crops -- The Tablon Process -- Irrigation -- Other Economic Pursuits -- Conclusions -- Appendix A -- Appendix B

Kent Mathewson is currently a Ph.D. candidate with the Department of Geography at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Previous appointments have included teaching at Virginia Commonwealth University, the Instituto Geografico Militar, Quito, and the Escuela Politecnica del Litoral, Guayaquil, Ecuador.

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