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The Time Perspective in Ancient Mexico and Central America
|Title||The Time Perspective in Ancient Mexico and Central America|
|Publication Type||Magazine Article|
|Year of Publication||1943|
|Authors||M. Jakeman, Wells|
|Date Published||August 1943|
|Keywords||Ancient America – Mesoamerica; Calendar System; Chronology; Mexico; Pre-Columbian American History; Timekeeping|
This article claims that in the study of ancient civilizations in Mexico and Central America two facets should be considered—important geographical locations and the chronological factor. This article is interested in the latter concern, discussing the sequential relationship of civilizations in a given area, and the “absolute chronology” as measured by the Western calendar.
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