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Women in Ancient Mexico

The following sources are recommended by a professor whose research specialty is women in Ancient Mexico.


Six Superlative Sources

· Brumfiel, Elizabeth M. 1991. "Weaving and cooking: Women's production in Aztec Mexico." In Engendering Archaeology: Women and Prehistory, edited by Joan M. Gero and Margaret W. Conkey, pp. 224-251. Basil Blackwell.

· Brumfiel, Elizabeth M. 1996. "Figurines and the Aztec state: Testing the effectiveness of ideological domination." In Gender and Archaeology, edited by Rita P. Wright, pp. 143-166. University of Pennsylvania Press.

· Joyce, Rosemary A. 2001. Gender and Power in Prehispanic Mesoamerica. University of Texas Press.

· Klein, Cecelia F., 2001. Recovering Gender in Prehispanic Mesoamerica. Dumbarton Oaks.

· McCafferty, Geoffrey G. and Sharisse D. McCafferty. 1999. "The metamorphosis of Xochiquetzal: A window on womanhood in pre- and post-conquest Mexico." In Manifesting Power: Gender and the Interpretation of Power in Archaeology, edited by Tracy Sweely, pp. 103-125. Routledge.

· Schroeder, Susan, Stephanie Wood, and Robert Haskett, eds. 1997. Indian Women of Early Mexico. University of Oklahoma Press.

Other Excellent Sources

· Claassen, Cheryl P. and Rosemary A. Joyce, eds. 1997. Women in Prehistory: North America and Mesoamerica. University of Pennsylvania Press.

· Guillen, Ann Cyphers. 1993. "Women, rituals, and social dynamics at ancient Chalcatzingo." Latin American Antiquity, Vol. 4, pp. 209-224.

· "La Mujer en el mundo prehispanico." Arqueologia Mexicana, No. 29. Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes.

· Lesure, Richard. 1999. "Figurines as representations and products at Paso de la Amada, Mexico." Cambridge Archaeological Journal, Vol. 9, pp. 209-220.

· Marcus, Joyce. 1998. Women's Ritual in Formative Oaxaca: Figurine-Making, Divination, Death and the Ancestors. Memoirs of the Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan, No. 33.

· Miller, Virginia, ed. 1988. The Role of Gender in Precolumbian Art and Architecture. University Press of America.

· Rodriguez, Maria J. 1988. La Mujer Azteca. Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico.

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