Jennifer P. Mathews
The Bittersweet History of Labor and Life on the Yucatán Peninsula
Prehistoric to Contemporary Commodities in the Maya Region
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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