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Unformatted text preview: environmental collapse Intensive Maize (corn) farming, Use of extensive, carefully maintained terrace system, very productive Capital: Tzintzuntza n 30,000 +, founded in 1350 Large state level organizatio n that controlled numerous other villages and cities Large lake with surroundin g highlands, pine or pine/oak forest Volcanic Highlands Patzcuaro Basin, Michoaca n State in Mexico Ag villages 100 BC End of Tarascan State at European Conquest (1500s AD) Taras-cans Impacts?? Factors leading to transformation /collapse? Subsistence Settlement Natural Enviro. When/ Where Case Study...
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- Fall '08
- Volcanic Highlands, Natural Settlement Enviro, Patzcuaro Basin, surroundin g highlands