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Everyday Life MattersMaya Farmers at Chan$
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Cynthia Robin

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780813044996

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813044996.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Understanding Everyday Life

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Everyday Life Matters
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Cynthia Robin

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University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813044996.003.0001

This introductory chapter establishes the importance of understanding everyday life. It considers why everyday life has traditionally been considered a mundane and trivial domain. It then elaborates upon the potentially complex, active, and productive nature of everyday life and the critical role that everyday life can play in furthering our understanding of organization, power, and change in human societies. It also introduces the Chan site, the ancient Maya farming community in Belize, that forms the core case study for this book.

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

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