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Settlement Development and Social Landscapes at the Classic Period Maya center Uxbenká (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Amy Thompson. Keith M. Prufer. Clayton Meredith. Jillian M. Jordan.

Using a Human Behavioral Ecology (HBE) framework, the social and environmental factors that influenced community development have been modeled at Uxbenká, a Classic period Maya center located in the southern foothills of the Maya Mountains. This study focuses on settlement decision making dynamics using a chronological assessment of the expansion of settlements based on radiocarbon dating and ceramic typologies in conjunction with statistical analyses to test which factors influenced patch...