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The social experience of childhood in ancient Mesoamerica / edited by Traci Ardren & Scott R. Hutson.

Contributor(s): Ardren, Traci | Hutson, Scott
Publisher: Boulder, CO : University Press of Colorado, 2006.Description: xxii, 310 p. : ill., maps. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780870818271
Contents:
1. Introduction. Setting the table: why children and childhood are important in an understanding of Ancient Mesoamerica / Traci Ardren. 2. Defining the child. Boys and girls interrupted: mortuary evidence of children from Postclassic Cholula, Puebla / Geoffrey G. McCafferty and Sharisse D. McCafferty; Children of K'axob: premature death in a formative Maya village / Rebecca Storey and Patricia A. McAnany; Identifying childhood among the ancient Maya: evidence toward social reproduction at the Dancer Household Group in Northwestern Belize / Rissa M. Trachman and Fred Valdez Jr. 3. Childhood in practice. Children not at Chunchucmil: a relational approach to young subjects / Scott R. Hutson; Crafting children: materiality, social memory, and the reproduction of Terminal Classic house societies in the Ulúa Valley, Honduras / Jeanne Lopiparo; The marking of age in ancient coastal Oaxaca / Stacie M. King. 4. Sacrifice, violence, and the sanctity of children. Child martyrs and murderous children: age and agency in sixteenth-century transatlantic religious conflicts / Byron Ellsworth Hamann; The role of children in the ritual practices of the Great Temple of Tenochtitlan and the Great Temple of Tlatelolco / Juan Alberto Román Berrelleza and Ximena Chávez Balderas; The child and the childlike in Olmec art and archaeology / Billie Follensbee. 5. Where we all begin: archaeologies of childhood in the Mesoamerican past / Rosemary A. Joyce
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Introduction. Setting the table: why children and childhood are important in an understanding of Ancient Mesoamerica / Traci Ardren. 2. Defining the child. Boys and girls interrupted: mortuary evidence of children from Postclassic Cholula, Puebla / Geoffrey G. McCafferty and Sharisse D. McCafferty; Children of K'axob: premature death in a formative Maya village / Rebecca Storey and Patricia A. McAnany; Identifying childhood among the ancient Maya: evidence toward social reproduction at the Dancer Household Group in Northwestern Belize / Rissa M. Trachman and Fred Valdez Jr. 3. Childhood in practice. Children not at Chunchucmil: a relational approach to young subjects / Scott R. Hutson; Crafting children: materiality, social memory, and the reproduction of Terminal Classic house societies in the Ulúa Valley, Honduras / Jeanne Lopiparo; The marking of age in ancient coastal Oaxaca / Stacie M. King. 4. Sacrifice, violence, and the sanctity of children. Child martyrs and murderous children: age and agency in sixteenth-century transatlantic religious conflicts / Byron Ellsworth Hamann; The role of children in the ritual practices of the Great Temple of Tenochtitlan and the Great Temple of Tlatelolco / Juan Alberto Román Berrelleza and Ximena Chávez Balderas; The child and the childlike in Olmec art and archaeology / Billie Follensbee. 5. Where we all begin: archaeologies of childhood in the Mesoamerican past / Rosemary A. Joyce

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