Directory | Anthony Andrews

Professor of Anthropology

M.A., Ph.D. University of Arizona
BA, Harvard University

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Professor Andrews is a widely published Maya archaeologist and enthnohistorian who has done extensive field work in Mexico and Central America. In addition to archeology and physical anthropology, I have supervised studies in ecological anthropology, Latin American ethnography, ethnohistory, and urban anthropology. He is author and co-author of several books and monographs in both English and Spanish.

Recent Courses
History and Culture of Mesoamerica
Andean Prehistory

Selected Publications
2008 Memories, Meanings, and Historical Awareness: Post-Abandonment Behaviors among the Lowland Maya (with Marcello Canuto). In Ruins of the Past: The Use and Perception of Abandoned Structures in the Maya (Travis W. Stanton and Aline Magnoni, eds.): 257-73. University of Colorado Press, Boulder.

2006 Reconstructing the Past. Studies in Mesoamerican and Central American Prehistory (David M. Pendergast and A.P. Andrews, eds.). British Archaeological Reports International Series S1529. Oxford.

2006 The Historic Port of Salinas in Campeche, and the Role of Coastal Resources in the Emergence of Capitalism in Yucatan, Mexico (with Rafael Burgos and Luis Millet). International Journal of Historical Archeology, 10 (2): 179-205.

2003 The Northern Maya Collapse and its Aftermath (with E. Wyllys Andrews V and Fernando Robles). Ancient Mesoamerica, 14 (1): 151-56.

2002 The ancient Mayan port of Conil. Studies of Mayan Culture, XXII: 135B49. National University of Mexico, Mexico.

1995 A Brief History of Underwater Archeology in the Maya Area (with Robert Corletta). Ancient Mesoamerica,
6 (2): 101-17.

1995 First Cities. St. Remy Press, Montreal // Smithsonian Books, Washington, D.C.

1991 The Rural Chapels and Churches of Early Colonial Yucatan and Belize: An Archaeological Perspec¬ tive. In Columbian Consequences, Vol. III. The Spanish Borderlands in Pan-American Perspective (David H. Thomas, ed.): 355-74. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C.

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1991 America's Ancient Mariners. Natural History, 100 (10; Oct.): 72-75.

1991 The salinas of El Salvador: historic, ethnographic and archaeological sketch. Mesoamerica, 21: 71-93.

1990 The Fall of Chichen Itza: A Preliminary Hypothesis. Latin American Antiquity, 1 (3): 258-67.

1988 Cerritos Island: An Itzá Trading Port on the North Coast of Yucatan (with T. Gallareta, F. Robles, R. Cobos, and P . National Geographic Research, 4 (2): 196-207.

1986 Archaeological Excavations in El Meco, Quintana Roo (editor and author, with Fernando Robles). Scientific Review, No. 158. National Institute of Anthropology and History, Mexico.

1986 A Review and Synthesis of Recent Postclassic Archeology in Northern Yucatan (with Fernando Robles). In Late Lowland Maya Civilization: Classic to Postclassic (J.A. Sabloff and E.W. Andrews V, eds.): 53-98. University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque.

1985 Historical Archeology in the Maya Area (editor and author, with Antonio Benavides). Revista Mexicana de Estudios Antropológicos, Vol. XXXI. Mexican Society of Anthropology, Mexico.

1983 Ancient Maya Salt Production and Trade. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

1981 Historical Archeology in Yucatan: A Preliminary Framework. Historical Archeology, 15 (1): 1-18.

1979 Ecab. Town and Province of the XVI Century in Yucatan (with Antonio Benavides). Cuadernos of the Regional Centers. National Institute of Anthropology and History, Mexico.

1974 The U-shaped Structures of Chan Chan, Peru. Journal of Field Archeology, I (3-4): 241-64.

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