Systemic Interdependencies in the Mesoamerican World System

Author(s): Ramiro Aguayo Haro; Agapi Filini

Year: 2015


The Mesoamerican world system was characterized by diverse kinds of interdependencies since the Preclassic to the Postclassic periods. Interdependencies generate sources of power such as economic and ideological which affect social structures well beyond cultural boundaries. This paper contends that in a highly complex exchange network that dominated the Mesoamerican landscape power was negotiated at the local and supralocal networks, and resulted in interdependencies of various levels and among various systemic actors.

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Systemic Interdependencies in the Mesoamerican World System. Ramiro Aguayo Haro, Agapi Filini. Presented at The 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California. 2015 ( tDAR id: 396371)


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