Incidents of Archaeology in Central America and Yucatan: Essays in Honor of Edwin M. Shook
- Publish Date: 2002-11-27
- Binding: Paperback
Incidents of Archaeology in Central America and YucatOn is a collection of cutting edge archaeological studies of the Maya and their neighbors. Written by leading scholars, this book is an up-to-date collection, emphasizing recent fieldwork in the YucatOn, Belize, and Guatemala. It includes reports on recent fieldwork not previously published in any form. This book is a tribute to Edwin M. Shook, the last surviving member of the Division of Historical Research of the Carnegie Institute of Washington. Shook's career has spanned seven decades, and has included associations with such luminaries as Sylvanus Morley and Alfred V. Kidder. Most notably, Shook served as the first director of the Tikal Project, from 1955-1964.