By Jeffrey P. Blomster
Contributors synthesize those local changes and continuities within the reduce Rio Verde Valley, the Valley of Oaxaca, and the Mixteca Alta. they supply info from fabric tradition, structure, codices, ethnohistoric files, and ceramics, together with a revised ceramic chronology from the past due vintage to the top of the Postclassic that might be the most important to destiny investigations. After Monte Albán establishes Postclassic Oaxaca's primary position within the research of Mesoamerican antiquity.
Contributors contain Jeffrey P. Blomster, Bruce E. Byland, Gerardo Gutierrez, Byron Ellsworth Hamann, Arthur A. Joyce, Stacie M. King, Michael D. Lind, Robert Markens, Cira Martínez López, Michel R. Oudijk, and Marcus Winter.
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Extra info for After Monte Alban: Transformation and Negotiation in Oaxaca, Mexico (Mesoamerican Worlds: from the Olmecs to the Danzantes)
The Mixtec codices document the names of sacred mountains and places across an animate landscape. In the Valley of Oaxaca, modern residents of Macuilxóchitl continue a Classic—or earlier—tradition of seeing the adjacent Cerro Danush as a sacred mountain. Earlier beliefs, style, and iconography were also reimagined through archaizing, a common trend throughout Postclassic Mesoamerica (Umberger 1987). Oaxaca in Late Classic and Early Postclassic Mesoamerica: “Toltecs” Oaxaca is often not considered a participant in the new patterns of interaction that emerged during and after the Late Classic/Postclassic transition, as the region is too often characterized as a series of insular city-states.
Larger structures are generally palaces, celebrating elite lineages, rather than large public monuments that glorify the state and its ideology. Palaces feature rooms organized around one or more open patios and vary greatly in size, depending on the power of the lineage and the position of the city. Throughout Mesoamerica, private residences of the elite overshadowed public architecture; the Quiché palaces at Utatlán became so massive and elaborate that the Spanish approvingly referred to them as castles (Carmack 1981:193).
At Río Viejo, commoners may have seen the waning power of elites as an opportunity for them to change the nature of what had become an increasingly exploitative relationship ( Joyce et al. 2001). Freed of the coercive power of Late Classic elites, commoners played an active role in the denigration of what had come before, reusing both space and objects associated with elites; a similar important role by commoners may have been crucial in the post-Xoo depopulation of Lambityeco (see previous discussion).
After Monte Alban: Transformation and Negotiation in Oaxaca, Mexico (Mesoamerican Worlds: from the Olmecs to the Danzantes) by Jeffrey P. Blomster