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The Time Perspective in Ancient Mexico and Central America
TitleThe Time Perspective in Ancient Mexico and Central America
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1943
AuthorsJakeman, M. Wells
MagazineImprovement Era
Volume46
Issue Number8
Pagination470-471, 504-505
Date PublishedAugust 1943
KeywordsAncient America - Mesoamerica; Chronology
Abstract

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.