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The cultural evolution of ancient Nahua civilizations

the Pipil-Nicarao of Central America

by William R. Fowler

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pipil Indians -- Social life and customs.,
  • Nicarao Indians -- Social life and customs.,
  • Indians of Central America -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-316).

    Statementby William R. Fowler, Jr.
    SeriesThe Civilization of the American Indian series ;, v. 194
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1485.2.P5 F68 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 331 p. :
    Number of Pages331
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2061025M
    ISBN 100806121971
    LC Control Number88040544


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While providing a detailed examination of all facets of these Nahuatl-speaking peoples, he tackles the central question of why the Pipil (Guatemala and El Salvador) achieved a state-level of civilization while the Nicarao (Nicaragua) lived in more loosely-organized chiefdoms/5(3).

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The Choctaws: Cultural Evolution of a 5/5(1). For at least two millennia before the advent of the Spaniards inthere was a flourishing civilization in central Mexico. During that long span of time a cultural evolution took place which saw a high development The cultural evolution of ancient Nahua civilizations book the arts and literature, the formulation of complex religious doctrines, systems of education, and diverse political and social organization/5(20).

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