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Irrigation Horticulture In Highland Guatemala
The Tablon System Of Panajachel





ISBN 9780367170233
Published October 19, 2020 by CRC Press
216 Pages

 
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This book examines the tablon system, a type of irrigated, raised-bed horticulture found in the present-day village of Panajachel in Guatemala. It demonstrates how individual Mayan farmers use the tablon system as a strategy for adapting to the demands of a local economy.

Table of Contents

1. Site 2. Cultural Characteristics 3. Origins of Tablon Culture 4. Material Culture 5. Crops 6. The Tablon Process 7. Irrigation 8. Other Economic Pursuits 9. Conclusions

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