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TEOTIHUACAN "THE WORLD BEYOND THE CITY"

por HIRTH, KENNETH G.

2020 DUMBARTON OAKS PUB SERVICE

TEOTIHUACAN "THE WORLD BEYOND THE CITY"

Teotihuacan was a city of major importance in the Americas between 1 and 550 CE. As one of only two cities in the New World with a population over one ...

pvp.87.0 €

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SMOKE, FLAMES, AND THE HUMAN BODY IN MESOAMERICAN RITUAL PRACTICE

por TIESLER, VERA

2018 DUMBARTON OAKS PUB SERVICE

SMOKE, FLAMES, AND THE HUMAN BODY IN MESOAMERICAN RITUAL PRACTICE

Epitomizing the radiating sun and perpetuating the cycles of life and time, fire was'and continues to be'a central force in the Mesoamerican cosmos. Mesoamericans understood heat and flames as animate ...

pvp.80.0 €

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THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF MURAL PAINTING AT PAÑAMARCA, PERU

por TREVER, LISA

2017 DUMBARTON OAKS PUB SERVICE

THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF MURAL PAINTING AT PAÑAMARCA, PERU

The archaeological site of Pañamarca was once a vibrant center of religious performance and artistic practice within the ancient Moche world. During the seventh and eighth centuries CE, architects and ...

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PAINTED WORDS "NAHUA CATHOLICISM, POLITICS, AND MEMORY IN THE ATZAQUALCO PICTORIAL CATECHISM"

Painted Words presents a facsimile, decipherment, and analysis of a seventeenth-century pictographic catechism from colonial Mexico, preserved as Fonds Mexicain 399 at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France. Works in this ...

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MAKING VALUE, MAKING MEANING "TECHNÉ IN THE PRE-COLUMBIAN WORLD"

por COSTIN, CATHY LYNNE

2016 DUMBARTON OAKS PUB SERVICE

MAKING VALUE, MAKING MEANING "TECHNÉ IN THE PRE-COLUMBIAN WORLD"

Making Value, Making Meaning: Techné in the Pre-Columbian World adopts the concept of techné as an analytic tool useful for understanding how the production process created value and meaning for ...

pvp.78.0 €

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NORTH AFRICA UNDER BYZANTIUM AND EARLY ISLAM

por STEVENS, SUSAN T.

2016 DUMBARTON OAKS PUB SERVICE

NORTH AFRICA UNDER BYZANTIUM AND EARLY ISLAM

The profound economic and strategic significance of the province of 'Africa' made the Maghreb highly contested in the Byzantine period'by the Roman (Byzantine) empire, Berber kingdoms, and eventually also Muslim ...

pvp.77.11 €

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HOLES IN THE HEAD "THE ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY OF TREPANATION IN ANCIENT PERU"

por VERANO, JOHN W.

2016 DUMBARTON OAKS PUB SERVICE

HOLES IN THE HEAD "THE ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY OF TREPANATION IN ANCIENT PERU"

Trepanation is the oldest surgical procedure known from antiquity, extending back more than five thousand years in Europe and to at least the fifth century BC in the New World. ...

NOVEDAD!!

pvp.80.0 €

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TECHNOLOGY AND THE GARDEN

por LEE, MICHAEL G.

2014 DUMBARTON OAKS PUB SERVICE

TECHNOLOGY AND THE GARDEN

Technology is the practice and activity of making, as well as the tools that enable that making. It is also the realm of ideas behind those endeavors, the expanse of ...

pvp.54.95 €

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EMBATTLED BODIES, EMBATTLED PLACES "WAR IN PRE-COLUMBIAN MESOAMERICA AND THE ANDES"

por SCHERER, ANDREW K.

2014 DUMBARTON OAKS PUB SERVICE

EMBATTLED BODIES, EMBATTLED PLACES "WAR IN PRE-COLUMBIAN MESOAMERICA AND THE ANDES"

With spears and arrows, atl-atls and slings, the people of the New World fought to defend themselves against European invasion and conquest. Over a century of scholarship on warfare has ...

pvp.82.34 €

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PLACE AND IDENTITY IN CLASSIC MAYA NARRATIVES

por TOKOVININE, ALEXANDRE

2013 DUMBARTON OAKS PUB SERVICE

PLACE AND IDENTITY IN CLASSIC MAYA NARRATIVES

Understanding the ways in which human communities define themselves in relation to landscapes has been one of the crucial research questions in anthropology. Place and Identity in Classic Maya Narratives ...

pvp.43.36 €

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GARDEN CULTURE OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY (EX HORTO: DUMBARTON OAKS TEXTS IN GARDEN AND LANDSCAPE STUDIES)

Leberecht Migge (1881-1935) was one of the most innovative landscape architects of the early twentieth century. With work ranging from large urban parks to housing settlements with allotment gardens, he ...

pvp.40.78 €

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MERCHANTS, MARKETS, AND EXCHANGE IN THE PRE-COLUMBIAN WORLD

por HIRTH, KENNETH G.

2013 DUMBARTON OAKS PUB SERVICE

MERCHANTS, MARKETS, AND EXCHANGE IN THE PRE-COLUMBIAN WORLD

Merchants, Markets, and Exchange in the Pre-Columbian World examines the structure, scale, and complexity of economic systems in the pre-Hispanic Americas, with a focus on the central highlands of Mexico, ...

pvp.68.31 €

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PAST PRESENTED "ARCHAEOLOGICAL ILLUSTRATION AND THE ANCIENT AMERICAS"

por PILLSBURY, J.

2012 DUMBARTON OAKS PUB SERVICE

PAST PRESENTED "ARCHAEOLOGICAL ILLUSTRATION AND THE ANCIENT AMERICAS"

Illustrations remain one of the fundamental tools of archaeology, a means by which we share information and build ideas. Often treated as if they were neutral representations, archaeological illustrations are ...

pvp.69.99 €

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ANCIENT MAYA ART AT DUMBARTON OAKS

por AA. VV.; V V A A

2012 DUMBARTON OAKS PUB SERVICE

ANCIENT MAYA ART AT DUMBARTON OAKS

Based on the comprehensive study of one of the most important collections of Maya art in the United States, Ancient Maya Art at Dumbarton Oaks is a scholarly introduction to ...

pvp.95.73 €

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TOMBS FOR THE LIVING "ANDEAN MORTUARY PRACTICES"

por DILLEHAY, TOM D.

2011 DUMBARTON OAKS PUB SERVICE

TOMBS FOR THE LIVING "ANDEAN MORTUARY PRACTICES"

In the Andes, a long history of research on burial records and burial contexts exists for the purpose of reconstructing cultural affiliation, chronology, socioeconomic status, grave content, and human body ...

pvp.41.27 €

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THEIR WAY OF WRITING "SCRIPTS, SIGNS, AND PICTOGRAPHIES IN PRE-COLUMBIAN AMERICA"

por BOONE, ELLIZABETH HILL

2011 DUMBARTON OAKS PUB SERVICE

THEIR WAY OF WRITING "SCRIPTS, SIGNS, AND PICTOGRAPHIES IN PRE-COLUMBIAN AMERICA"

Writing and recording are key cultural activities that allow humans to communicate across time and space. Whereas Old World writing evolved into the alphabetic system that is now employed around ...

pvp.65.87 €

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COLLECTING THE PRE-COLUMBIAN PAST

por BOONE, ELLIZABETH HILL

2011 DUMBARTON OAKS PUB SERVICE

COLLECTING THE PRE-COLUMBIAN PAST

The history of Pre-Columbian collecting is a social and aesthetic history-of ideas, people and organizations, and objects. This richly illustrated volume examines these histories by considering the collection and display ...

pvp.41.27 €

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AMERICAN ART AT DUMBARTON OAKS

por CARDER, JAMES N.

2011 DUMBARTON OAKS PUB SERVICE

AMERICAN ART AT DUMBARTON OAKS

Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss, the founders of Dumbarton Oaks, were not, per se, collectors of American art. Nevertheless, they acquired interesting and, at times, important examples of American paintings, ...

pvp.21.72 €

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A HOME OF THE HUMANITIES

por CARDER, JAMES N.

2010 DUMBARTON OAKS PUB SERVICE

A HOME OF THE HUMANITIES

Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss were consummate collectors and patrons. After purchasing Dumbarton Oaks in 1920, they significantly redesigned the house and its interiors, built important new structures, added over ...

pvp.67.46 €

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ARAB-BYZANTINE COINS "AN INTRODUCTION, WITH A CATALOGUE OF THE DUMBARTON OAKS COLLEC"

This illustrated handbook presents a concise history of the development of the coinage of the early Arab caliphate in the seventh century, tracing its transition from coins that closely resembled ...

pvp.30.0 €

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THE FABRICATION OF LEONARDO DA VINCI'S TRATTATO DELLA PITTURA. 2 VOLS.

The basis for our understanding of Leonardos theory of art was, for over 150 years, his Treatise on Painting, which was issued in 1651 in Italian and French. This present volume offers both the first ...

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