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 University of Miami acknowledges the ancestral and traditional territories of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, the Council of the Original Miccosukee Simanolee Nation Aboriginal Peoples and the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida who are the original owners and custodians of the land upon which we stand and learn.
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.
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