Jennifer P. Mathews

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The Chewing Gum of the Americas, From the Ancient Maya to William Wrigley

The University of Arizona Press
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Sugarcane and Rum

The Bittersweet History of Labor and Life on the Yucatán Peninsula

The University of Arizona Press

More than a history of coveted commodities, the unique story that unfolds in John R. Gust and Jennifer P. Mathews’s new historySugarcane and Rum is told through the lens of Maya laborers who worked under brutal conditions on small haciendas to harvest sugarcane and produce rum in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico.

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The Value of Things

Prehistoric to Contemporary Commodities in the Maya Region

The University of Arizona Press

The Value of Things examines the social and ritual value of commodities in Mesoamerica, providing a new and dynamic temporal view of the roles of trade of commodities and elite goods from the prehistoric Maya to the present. Well-known scholars examine the value of specific commodities in a broad time frame—from prehistoric, colonial, and historic times to the present.

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Lifeways in the Northern Maya Lowlands

New Approaches to Archaeology in the Yucatán Peninsula

The University of Arizona Press
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Quintana Roo Archaeology

The University of Arizona Press
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