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Author: Benjamin Porter

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By: Greg Borgstede and Benjamin Porter and James R. Mathieu

The Olmecs: America’s First Civilization by Richard A. Diehl (New York: Thames & Hudson, 2005) 208 pp., 152 illus, 20 in color, paper $22.50 ISBN 0-500-28503-9 Reviewed by Greg Borgstede, a Research Associate in the Museum’s American Section. The Olmecs of the humid lowland Mexican Gulf Coast were one of the earliest civilizations in Mesoamerica. […]