Jesse would like everyone to start with this article, Urbanism in Mesoamerica, from the Oxford Research Encyclopedias, read the summary and take a look at the map. You are free to explore more in the article. Note that there is a table of contents for the article on the left hand side of the page.
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Searching on the open web via Google or another search engine is our go-to instinct. We get it. When searching the open web keep the following in mind:
Word order matters! Google takes into account the way you have typed in your search. Try searching "fashion chemistry" vs. "chemistry fashion." When I do these searches the first result for both is the same, but after that the first search has more science related result and the second more fashion related results.
Operators: Google offers many ways to create advanced searches using various operators that tell the search engine more specifically what you are looking for.
Sorting through results: