Research Guides

ARC 590/690: History of Cities Part I : The Americas

Settlement Chronology
Preclassic or Early Formative Period: 1000 BCE to 500 CE
  • Olmec
Classic Period: 500-1200 CE
  • Maya
  • Toltec
Post-Classic Period: 1200 CE - European colonization
  • Maya
  • Aztec
Research Portals, Centers & Resources
UM Libraries Land Acknowledgement
The following guides originate from the University of Miami Libraries Architecture Research Center (ARC) on the Coral Gables campus of the University of Miami. This location is the homeland of the Tequesta, Seminole and Miccosukee peoples.

This acknowledgment is one of the ways in which we work to educate ourselves about this land, its history, and our relationships with the land and each other.
Palenque, Yucatan. 
Course Readings (Electronically Available)
Olmec.  San Lorenzo. 
Article Indexes & Databases
Journals & Serials
Print Books
Stark, Barbara L., and Philip J. Arnold. Olmec to Aztec : Settlement Patterns in the Ancient Gulf Lowlands. University of Arizona Press, 1997.
Subject Specialist

Jesse Padron

Gilda Santana

  • Head Architecture Research Center / Art & Art History Librarian
  • (305) 284-5282
Book a Consultation

Powered by SubjectsPlus