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Everyday Life Matters: Maya Farmers at Chan

Cynthia Robin

Abstract

This book is about everyday life and why it matters. Both today and in the past, the things people do in their daily lives are not as mundane as they first appear. They can be quite extraordinary and they have an effect on society. Archaeology’s attention to the material and spatial dimensions of everyday life make it well suited to contribute to broader studies of everyday life. Bridging archaeology and social theory Everyday Life Matters develops theories and methods for a critical analysis of everyday life in the past through the study of the ordinary events of prehistory. In the study of t ... More

Keywords: everyday life, archaeology, social theory, Maya, prehistory, farmers, sustainability, Chan, community, archaeological theory

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780813044996
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2014 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813044996.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Cynthia Robin, author